A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SSW of Iquique, Chile (62 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.69 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:15:47 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.3676 West, latitude -21.0933 South, depth = 43.69 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 06:15:47 / May 11, 2020 @ 6:15 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dxn. Id of event: us70009dxn.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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