A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 134 km SE of Iquique, Chile (83 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:10:38 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 06:10:38 / February 7, 2021 @ 6:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, -69.2117° West, -21.0437° South, depth 109.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dfat. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfat. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.64 km (68 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-three 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 134 km SE of Iquique, Chile.
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