A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. 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: us1000hx8g. Unique identifier: us1000hx8g. The temblor was picked up at 17:53:08 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -70.6134° West, -22.5105° South, depth 17.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 22:53:08 / November 27, 2018 @ 10:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.8 km (11 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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