A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 103 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (64 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:55 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 12:32:55 / August 15, 2020 @ 12:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -69.1951° West, -19.9614° South, depth 97.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf6a. Unique identifier: us6000bf6a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.71 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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