A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Monday. Id of earthquake: us600087x2. Event ids that are associated: us600087x2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 15:04:01 / March 2, 2020 @ 3:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.29 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:04:01 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.4387 West, latitude -20.437 South, depth = 89.29 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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