A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Arica in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.5434 West, latitude -18.802 South, depth = 115.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 07:14:07 / July 4, 2020 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ahtk. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahtk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.65 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:14:07 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arica (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 87 km ESE of Arica, Chile.
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