A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. Global time and date of event 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 05:21:43 / October 14, 2018 @ 5:21 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000hbw7. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hbw7. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:21:43 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.9025° West, latitude -19.9999° South, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km WNW of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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