A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 06:08:44 / September 23, 2018 @ 6:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:08:44 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000hiwj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hiwj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.0637 West, latitude -24.3737 South, depth = 61.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.52 km (38 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antofagasta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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