A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 115 km E of Iquique, Chile (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.49 km (64 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/18 / 2018-05-15 08:31:46 / May 15, 2018 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:31:46 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000e7zf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e7zf. Exact location of earthquake, -69.0474° West, -20.3737° South, depth 102.49 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 115 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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