A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Iquique in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 05:56:44 / August 21, 2020 @ 5:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.69 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:56:44 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000bi7l. Event ids that are associated: us6000bi7l. Exact location, longitude -69.6334° West, latitude -19.6456° South, depth = 101.69 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique. Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 82 km NE of Iquique, Chile.
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