A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Unique identifier: us2000ah77. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ah77. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.11 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:00:59 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.2968° West, latitude -22.1753° South, depth = 33.11 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 22:00:59 / September 6, 2017 @ 10:00 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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