A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km N of Calama, Chile (66 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10005i08. Event ids that are associated: us10005i08. The temblor was detected at 12:43:15 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.3 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 16:43:15 / May 17, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 120.3 km, -68.74° West, -21.516° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifty-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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 107 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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