A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Iquique in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hfgv. Unique identifier: us2000hfgv. The temblor was picked up at 09:32:25 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46.4 km, -70.0222° West, -20.3612° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.4 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 13:32:25 / September 16, 2018 @ 1:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 20 km SE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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