A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 145 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (90 miles) on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:21:14 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9291 West, latitude -20.847 South, depth = 124.88 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.88 km (78 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 07:21:14 / July 30, 2020 @ 7:21 am. Id of earthquake: us6000b6l8. Event ids that are associated: us6000b6l8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 145 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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