A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 136 km N of Calama, Chile (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 125.51 km (78 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e7w. Id of event: us20005e7w. The temblor was picked up at 23:19:00 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 02:19:00 / April 3, 2016 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 125.51 km, -68.9115° West, -21.2383° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 136 km N of Calama, Chile.
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