A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (66 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009lf8. Unique identifier: us70009lf8. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:02:08 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -69.1746° West, -20.5358° South, depth 101.95 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 07:02:08 / May 20, 2020 @ 7:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.95 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km ESE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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