A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Calama in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006t6w. Unique identifier: us10006t6w. The epicenter was at a depth of 105.9 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, depth 105.9 km, -68.679° West, -21.979° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 14:17:38 / September 27, 2016 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:17:38 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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