A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Putre in Chile on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 05:00:48 / March 14, 2020 @ 5:00 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.84 km (82 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.7667° West, -18.5542° South, depth 131.84 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:48 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008fib. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008fib.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Arica (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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