A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Tarapaca, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from Tarapaca, Chile. Exact location, longitude -69.9955° West, latitude -18.689° South, depth = 85.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.68 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 02:47:33 / November 1, 2020 @ 2:47 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:47:33 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000c8un. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8un.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Arica. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
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 seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: Tarapaca, Chile.
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