A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km E of Iquique, Chile (58 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 93.39 km, -69.238° West, -20.1912° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gwe. Unique identifier: us60008gwe. Global time and date of event 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 00:39:25 / March 17, 2020 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:39:25 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 93.39 km (58 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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