A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.84 km (32 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7fg. Unique identifier: us1000d7fg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:44:02 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 51.84 km, -69.9392° West, -21.3033° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 08:44:02 / March 22, 2018 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile.
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