A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.78 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000i6v9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6v9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 02:55:14 / November 5, 2018 @ 2:55 am. Exact location of event, depth 36.78 km, -70.8795° West, -20.1115° South. The temblor was picked up at 21:55:14 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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