A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (83 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 102.71 km, -68.89° West, -20.4799° South. The temblor was reported at 18:26:00 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b8tt. Event ids that are associated: us6000b8tt. 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: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 18:26:00 / August 3, 2020 @ 6:26 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.71 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 134 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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