A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 25.52 km, -70.5277° West, -20.9196° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 21:39:24 / December 25, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d31b. Unique identifier: us6000d31b. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.52 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:39:24 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique. The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km SSW of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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