A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 20:03:42 / July 17, 2019 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -70.3201° West, -22.2537° South. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:42 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004mjx. Unique identifier: us70004mjx.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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