A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Arica in Chile. Global time and date of event 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 07:01:12 / September 16, 2018 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfde. Id of event: us2000hfde. The epicenter was at a depth of 85.07 km (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -69.8896 West, latitude -18.7695 South, depth = 85.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:12 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SE of Arica, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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