A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 166 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (103 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7521 West, latitude -20.9492 South, depth = 121.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000an4q. Id of event: us7000an4q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121.38 km (75 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 01:11:53 / July 14, 2020 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:11:53 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).
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 eighty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 166 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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