A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 94 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 18:07:43 / April 21, 2016 @ 6:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 174.53 km, -67.5193° West, -22.3636° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:07:43 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005kj2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005kj2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 174.53 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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