A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. Event id: us20004wqj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wqj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4518 West, latitude -21.7621 South, depth = 124.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.95 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:20 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 22:26:20 / February 2, 2016 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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