A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 00:53:33 / September 25, 2020 @ 12:53 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:53:33 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 84.27 km, -70.032° West, -20.3564° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.27 km (52 miles). Event id: us6000c0zl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0zl.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km SE of Iquique, Chile.
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