A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 123 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (76 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:48:09 / 4:48 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 earthquake, longitude -69.0339 West, latitude -20.6057 South, depth = 107.88 km. Global time and date of event 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 20:48:09 / September 19, 2017 @ 8:48 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar87. Unique identifier: us2000ar87. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.88 km (67 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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