A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 123 km ESE of Arica, Chile (76 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.92 km (86 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000caep. Event ids that are associated: us6000caep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 23:48:55 / October 20, 2020 @ 11:48 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:55 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.2342 West, latitude -18.9428 South, depth = 138.92 km.
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 123 km ESE of Arica, Chile.
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