A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km E of Iquique, Chile (89 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.18 km (69 miles). Exact location of event, depth 111.18 km, -68.7742° West, -20.1983° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 19:13:59 / August 18, 2019 @ 7:13 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us600056s3. Unique identifier: us600056s3. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:13:59 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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