A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km WNW of Iquique, Chile (67 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us1000erjz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000erjz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.1326 West, latitude -19.934 South, depth = 12.87 km. 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 12.87 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 15:15:01 / June 14, 2018 @ 3:15 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:15:01 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 108 km WNW of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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