A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km NNE of Calama, Chile (71 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 14:11:42 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.5 km (79 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.37° West, -21.579° South, depth 126.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gzt. Id of event: us20005gzt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 17:11:42 / April 11, 2016 @ 5:11 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 114 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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