A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 115 km NE of Iquique, Chile (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -69.3817° West, latitude -19.4704° South, depth = 106 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:29:31 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c34x. Event ids that are associated: us6000c34x. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 13:29:31 / September 30, 2020 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 106 km (66 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km NE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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