A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Arica in Chile on Monday. The temblor was detected at 19:53:10 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5444 West, latitude -19.2301 South, depth = 71.89 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 71.89 km (45 miles). Event id: us7000cnwp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnwp. 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: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 19:53:10 / December 7, 2020 @ 7:53 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km SSW of Arica, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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