A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 144 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (89 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 11:59:26 / September 21, 2020 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.49 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqqp. Id of event: us7000bqqp. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:59:26 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.9705 West, latitude -20.9034 South, depth = 105.49 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km ESE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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