A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.26 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 06:17:25 / June 21, 2018 @ 6:17 am. Exact location of event, longitude -69.969 West, latitude -21.3422 South, depth = 57.26 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ex6v. Id of event: us1000ex6v. The temblor was picked up at 02:17:25 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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