A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 19:00:39 / November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:00:39 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). 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 46.07 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bg46. Id of event: us2000bg46. Exact location of earthquake, -69.9934° West, -23.1594° South, depth 46.07 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antofagasta. The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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