A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km WNW of Iquique, Chile (65 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.22 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000df5a. Unique identifier: us6000df5a. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:42 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 14:57:42 / February 6, 2021 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 33.22 km, -71.1242° West, -19.9694° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 105 km WNW of Iquique, Chile.
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