A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. 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: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 07:20:50 / December 24, 2020 @ 7:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77.89 km (48 miles). Event id: us6000d2gs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2gs. Exact location of earthquake, -69.8434° West, -23.0432° South, depth 77.89 km. The temblor was detected at 07:20:50 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 NE of Antofagasta, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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