A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 111 km E of Iquique, Chile (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.0994° West, -20.0669° South, depth 111.28 km. Global time and date of event 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 19:15:03 / February 23, 2021 @ 7:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:15:03 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dkgh. Event ids that are associated: us6000dkgh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.28 km (69 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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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