A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km E of Iquique, Chile (65 miles). 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 94.17 km (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 02:23:30 / October 13, 2017 @ 2:23 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:30 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 94.17 km, -69.1353° West, -20.3142° South. Unique identifier: us1000ar7s. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ar7s.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km E of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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