A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000cd2k. Event ids that are associated: us6000cd2k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 21:29:25 / October 25, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -70.9608° West, -20.0648° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:25 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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