A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 23:14:36 / May 12, 2020 @ 11:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.1803 West, latitude -20.1736 South, depth = 107.08 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:14:36 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009f2d. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009f2d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.08 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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