A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 166 km WNW of Taltal, Chile (103 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:20:36 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 17:20:36 / March 23, 2019 @ 5:20 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkqh. Id of event: us1000jkqh. Exact location of earthquake, -71.9476° West, -24.7156° South, depth 36.92 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.92 km (23 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 166 km WNW of Taltal, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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