A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Iquique in Chile. The temblor was reported at 07:13:53 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 07:13:53 / November 14, 2020 @ 7:13 am. Unique identifier: us7000ceuy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ceuy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.67 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -70.8675 West, latitude -20.2751 South, depth = 24.67 km.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 75 km W of Iquique, Chile.
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