A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 124 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (77 miles). Exact location, longitude -69.1011° West, latitude -20.7721° South, depth = 107.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.52 km (67 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:01:27 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bqxy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqxy. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 10:01:27 / November 18, 2017 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 124 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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