A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dzn. Id of event: us10008dzn. Exact location, longitude -70.1238° West, latitude -19.8794° South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 23:29:35 / April 2, 2017 @ 11:29 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:29:35 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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