A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Calama in Chile on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us10007dvj. Event ids that are associated: us10007dvj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/16 / 2016-11-30 21:31:02 / November 30, 2016 @ 9:31 pm. Exact location of event, depth 105.17 km, -69.1245° West, -23.0037° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.17 km (65 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:31:02 / 5:31 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). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km SSW of Calama, Chile.
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