A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 116 km ESE of Arica, Chile (72 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:29:14 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.9 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000dh34. Event ids that are associated: us7000dh34. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 121.9 km, -69.373° West, -19.0479° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 12:29:14 / March 8, 2021 @ 12:29 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 116 km ESE of Arica, Chile.
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