A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Iquique in Chile. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:25:01 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dh4p. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dh4p. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 17:25:01 / March 8, 2021 @ 5:25 pm. Exact location, longitude -69.8889° West, latitude -20.7778° South, depth = 69.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.49 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 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 eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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