A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 115 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (71 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cyi1. Unique identifier: us2000cyi1. Global time and date of event 07/02/18 / 2018-02-07 23:21:06 / February 7, 2018 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:21:06 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.0624 West, latitude -20.4308 South, depth = 102.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.85 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km ESE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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