A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Event id: us6000c67v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c67v. Exact location, longitude -70.1693° West, latitude -20.7828° South, depth = 44.53 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:32:48 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.53 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 11:32:48 / October 6, 2020 @ 11:32 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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