A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Iquique in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -70.8402° West, latitude -20.2615° South, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cfe7. Unique identifier: us7000cfe7. The temblor was picked up at 01:53:32 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 01:53:32 / November 14, 2020 @ 1:53 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km W of Iquique, Chile.
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