A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 64.94 km, -69.7885° West, -19.9347° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 16:45:12 / January 26, 2021 @ 4:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.94 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000d3h1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3h1. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:45:12 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop).
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 seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 48 km NE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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