A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 128 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.19 km (76 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:47:59 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000h3bt. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3bt. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 16:47:59 / September 27, 2018 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 122.19 km, -69.0638° West, -20.7891° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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