A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile (60 miles) on Tuesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:20:46 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h865. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h865. Exact location of earthquake, -70.7442° West, -22.7994° South, depth 11.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.44 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 15:20:46 / September 4, 2018 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 96 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile.
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