A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:23:02 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.25 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70009png. Event ids that are associated: us70009png. Global time and date of event 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 17:23:02 / May 24, 2020 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.9218 West, latitude -20.1787 South, depth = 47.25 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km ENE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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