A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.2809 West, latitude -20.4112 South, depth = 66.08 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bq51. Unique identifier: us7000bq51. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:58 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 66.08 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 07:01:58 / September 19, 2020 @ 7:01 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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