A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 117 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:04:19 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 103.45 km, -69.0901° West, -19.8545° South. The temblor was detected at 17:04:19 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 103.45 km (64 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qm2. Id of event: us10008qm2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 117 km ENE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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