A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Calama in Chile on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -68.7068° West, latitude -22.6042° South, depth = 109.91 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 12:56:08 / October 14, 2015 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.91 km (68 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:56:08 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003nkp. Event ids that are associated: us10003nkp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km ESE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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