A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Iquique in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:00:33 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.18 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.8931 West, latitude -20.0447 South, depth = 16.18 km. Event id: us60008802. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008802. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 18:00:33 / March 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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