A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km E of Iquique, Chile (70 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.94 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.0812 West, latitude -20.3162 South, depth = 101.94 km. Unique identifier: us6000cpr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpr5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 08:26:46 / November 18, 2020 @ 8:26 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:26:46 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 112 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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