A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km E of Arica, Chile (60 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 04:01:46 / January 26, 2021 @ 4:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:01:46 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000d3br. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3br. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.51 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -69.3762° West, latitude -18.5737° South, depth = 136.51 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 97 km E of Arica, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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