A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km SE of Iquique, Chile (70 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 14:41:06 / January 9, 2021 @ 2:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:41:06 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.65 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -69.4803° West, latitude -21.017° South, depth = 96.65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d71p. Unique identifier: us6000d71p.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 113 km SE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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