A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 04:56:02 / November 8, 2020 @ 4:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -70.8608° West, latitude -20.7062° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cc0j. Unique identifier: us7000cc0j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:56:02 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SW of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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