A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:43 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007bh6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bh6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.73 West, latitude -22.191 South, depth = 102.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 17:53:43 / November 22, 2016 @ 5:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 102.3 km (64 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km NE of Calama, Chile.
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