A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:59:52 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 02:59:52 / May 28, 2018 @ 2:59 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.425 West, latitude -19.787 South, depth = 115.55 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ed62. Unique identifier: us1000ed62. 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 115.55 km (72 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 89 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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