A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us20009yah. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yah. The temblor was reported at 19:06:57 / 7:06 pm (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, longitude -70.2471 West, latitude -19.6822 South, depth = 50.12 km. Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 23:06:57 / July 19, 2017 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.12 km (31 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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