A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 145 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (90 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c7m5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7m5. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 00:29:46 / October 12, 2020 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 108.32 km, -68.9687° West, -20.9132° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.32 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:46 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 145 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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