A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -70.377° West, -22.8306° South, depth 31.52 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:30:35 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.52 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008kkl. Id of event: us70008kkl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 16:30:35 / April 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta, Tocopilla. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km SSW of Tocopilla, Chile.
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