A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (62 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us20009pvb. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009pvb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 13:38:44 / June 27, 2017 @ 1:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.71 km (53 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:38:44 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 85.71 km, -69.2348° West, -19.9327° South.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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