A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 102 km SW of Iquique, Chile (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:43 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 21:42:43 / February 11, 2020 @ 9:42 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007nev. Unique identifier: us70007nev. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -70.7684 West, latitude -20.9359 South, depth = 10 km.
Every 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 twenty-one 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km SW of Iquique, Chile.
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