A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 22:43:07 / February 15, 2021 @ 10:43 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:43:07 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.2284 West, latitude -20.1037 South, depth = 40.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.49 km (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhx8. Unique identifier: us6000dhx8.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NW of Iquique, Chile.
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