A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 153 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (95 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7nl. Id of event: us6000d7nl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 07:55:11 / January 12, 2021 @ 7:55 am. The temblor was detected at 07:55:11 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 109.15 km (68 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.8921° West, latitude -20.9354° South, depth = 109.15 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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