A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km ESE of Arica, Chile (73 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a3ld. Id of event: us6000a3ld. Exact location of earthquake, -69.214° West, -18.7172° South, depth 125.09 km. The temblor was detected at 16:38:00 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.09 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 16:38:00 / May 24, 2020 @ 4:38 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 117 km ESE of Arica, Chile.
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