A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Arica in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 11:28:20 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 96.14 km (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dfxe. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfxe. Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 11:28:20 / February 9, 2021 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.9874 West, latitude -18.6278 South, depth = 96.14 km.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Arica (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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