A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 07:52:45 / June 27, 2020 @ 7:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6552 West, latitude -20.2078 South, depth = 17.35 km. The temblor was reported at 07:52:45 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000acyv. Event ids that are associated: us7000acyv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.35 km (11 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (33 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km W of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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