A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km SE of Arica, Chile (68 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 03:24:32 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 03:24:32 / October 8, 2020 @ 3:24 am. Event id: us6000c6m4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6m4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.58 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 126.58 km, -69.4803° West, -19.0879° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km SE of Arica, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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