A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Calama in Chile on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 145.32 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 22:25:13 / September 3, 2016 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5291° West, -21.98° South, depth 145.32 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:25:13 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006k6p. Unique identifier: us10006k6p.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 68 km NE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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