A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Calama in Chile on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.9 km (66 miles). Unique identifier: us10005cci. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005cci. Exact location, longitude -68.55° West, latitude -22.208° South, depth = 106.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 03:08:33 / April 29, 2016 @ 3:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:08:33 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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