A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 132 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (82 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bspf. Unique identifier: us2000bspf. The temblor was detected at 00:00:25 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 110.08 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -68.9102° West, latitude -20.5092° South, depth = 110.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 04:00:25 / November 22, 2017 @ 4:00 am.
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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