A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 136 km SE of Iquique, Chile (85 miles). Global time and date of event 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 21:59:00 / April 26, 2017 @ 9:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.0924 West, latitude -20.9561 South, depth = 104.48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.48 km (65 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008l5m. Unique identifier: us10008l5m. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:59:00 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 136 km SE of Iquique, Chile.
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