A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes near the coast of Tarapaca, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from Tarapaca in Chile on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.3184 West, latitude -20.2207 South, depth = 33.94 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:28:20 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c5tp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5tp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.94 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 19:28:20 / October 5, 2020 @ 7:28 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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