A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Arica in Chile on Friday. Event id: us7000cqet. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqet. Global time and date of event 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 22:11:38 / December 11, 2020 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.3 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.2189° West, -19.2787° South, depth 51.3 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:38 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 89 km S of Arica, Chile.
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