A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile (65 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.76 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 02:58:48 / November 2, 2018 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5qd. Unique identifier: us2000i5qd. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:48 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.9398° West, latitude -22.834° South, depth = 19.76 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 105 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile.
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