A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 151 km W of Tocopilla, Chile (94 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i4zt. Id of event: us1000i4zt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 08:09:54 / December 8, 2018 @ 8:09 am. The earthquake occurred 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 of earthquake, longitude -71.6642 West, latitude -22.1156 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:09:54 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 151 km W of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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