A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 04:03:38 / July 21, 2020 @ 4:03 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.43 km (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000as4r. Unique identifier: us7000as4r. Exact location of event, longitude -70.1384 West, latitude -20.6883 South, depth = 40.43 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:03:38 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 52 km S of Iquique, Chile.
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