A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Arica in Chile on Thursday. Unique identifier: us70005qk0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005qk0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.74 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 04:02:26 / October 4, 2019 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:02:26 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.1732° West, latitude -18.6252° South, depth = 17.74 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arica (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km W of Arica, Chile.
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