A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 21:40:31 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:40 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.06 km (64 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009pna. Event ids that are associated: us70009pna. The temblor was detected at 17:40:31 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.4965 West, latitude -19.6734 South, depth = 103.06 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 90 km NE of Iquique, Chile.
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