A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Id of earthquake: us7000c6we. Event ids that are associated: us7000c6we. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.9171° West, -21.3579° South, depth 54.76 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.76 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:13:55 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 16:13:55 / October 28, 2020 @ 4:13 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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