A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Arica in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 134.13 km (83 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.8427 West, latitude -18.6541 South, depth = 134.13 km. Unique identifier: us7000c9xs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9xs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:39 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 19:26:39 / November 3, 2020 @ 7:26 pm.
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Arica.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km ESE of Arica, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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