A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 95 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (59 miles). Global time and date of event 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 11:33:45 / October 29, 2019 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.98 km (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064dc. Id of event: us600064dc. The temblor was detected at 07:33:45 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3299 West, latitude -19.8381 South, depth = 97.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 95 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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