A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Iquique in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.55 km (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 02:25:26 / July 4, 2017 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096jd. Id of event: us100096jd. The temblor was detected at 22:25:26 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.6514° West, latitude -19.4358° South, depth = 91.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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