A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Iquique in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d6by. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d6by. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:50:59 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 116.75 km (73 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 06:50:59 / March 19, 2018 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 116.75 km, -69.3472° West, -20.1078° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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