A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km NNW of Tocopilla, Chile (63 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.05 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 17:13:23 / May 2, 2019 @ 5:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.7301 West, latitude -21.3108 South, depth = 42.05 km. Id of earthquake: us70003fuq. Event ids that are associated: us70003fuq. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:23 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km NNW of Tocopilla, Chile.
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