A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Calama in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.13 km (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:42:18 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 13:42:18 / March 5, 2017 @ 1:42 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000874i. Id of event: us1000874i. Exact location of earthquake, -68.3141° West, -21.87° South, depth 111.13 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km NE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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