A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 104 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (65 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 13:05:24 / December 10, 2020 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cpqw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpqw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.15 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.2357 West, latitude -20.6072 South, depth = 115.15 km. The temblor was reported at 13:05:24 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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