A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Arica in Chile. The temblor was reported at 10:54:08 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lqy. Id of event: us20009lqy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.26 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -69.7933° West, latitude -18.6948° South, depth = 126.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 14:54:08 / June 10, 2017 @ 2:54 pm.
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna, Arica (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km ESE of Arica, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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