A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. Event id: us20005fn5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fn5. Exact location, longitude -68.2185° West, latitude -22.7097° South, depth = 133.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 19:11:18 / April 5, 2016 @ 7:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.86 km (83 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:11:18 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km N of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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