A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 102 km SSW of Iquique, Chile (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:57 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.52 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -70.4989 West, latitude -21.0878 South, depth = 51.52 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006r5y. Unique identifier: us70006r5y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 09:28:57 / December 26, 2019 @ 9:28 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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