A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 85 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (53 miles). Global time and date of event 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 11:35:55 / December 25, 2016 @ 11:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:35:55 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 188.91 km, -67.6739° West, -22.3357° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 188.91 km (117 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007mmi. Event ids that are associated: us10007mmi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 85 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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