A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Event id: us6000dhsc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhsc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.7 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 09:56:06 / February 15, 2021 @ 9:56 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:06 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.4437 West, latitude -19.758 South, depth = 95.7 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 89 km NE of Iquique, Chile.
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