A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (72 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.2 km (72 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 14:00:48 / October 31, 2017 @ 2:00 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:00:48 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000aze6. Unique identifier: us1000aze6. Exact location of earthquake, -69.149° West, -19.753° South, depth 116.2 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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