A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km SW of Iquique, Chile (62 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us7000bdba. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 18:35:02 / August 26, 2020 @ 6:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:35:02 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.02 km, -70.7834° West, -20.8994° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.02 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km SW of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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