A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (62 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.85 km (78 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 21:14:28 / September 28, 2016 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.051 West, latitude -23.7987 South, depth = 124.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tm6. Id of event: us10006tm6. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:14:28 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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