A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Id of earthquake: us20009nsd. Event ids that are associated: us20009nsd. Global time and date of event 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 19:59:09 / June 20, 2017 @ 7:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.9253° West, -20.6432° South, depth 60.71 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.71 km (38 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:59:09 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km SSE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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