A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Arica in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.88 km (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 16:05:53 / July 8, 2019 @ 4:05 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004eun. Unique identifier: us70004eun. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:05:53 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.9705° West, latitude -18.591° South, depth = 86.88 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna, Arica. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km ESE of Arica, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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