A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile (66 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -70.9156° West, latitude -22.7871° South, depth = 15.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005rcg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rcg. The temblor was reported at 11:19:16 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.67 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 16:19:16 / October 6, 2019 @ 4:19 pm.
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 106 km SW of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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