A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km SE of Antofagasta, Chile (75 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.1 km (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.5365 West, latitude -24.3951 South, depth = 80.1 km. The temblor was detected at 17:07:08 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 21:07:08 / February 7, 2017 @ 9:07 pm. Unique identifier: us20008ibm. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ibm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 120 km SE of Antofagasta, Chile.
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