A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km NNW of Iquique, Chile (59 miles) on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:13:36 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 08:13:36 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, -70.4607° West, -19.4168° South, depth 42.92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.92 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hu0. Id of event: us10008hu0.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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