A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km N of Tocopilla, Chile (62 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.1 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 22:21:39 / May 9, 2019 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003j37. Id of event: us70003j37. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.0586 West, latitude -21.2026 South, depth = 48.1 km. The temblor was reported at 18:21:39 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 99 km N of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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