A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 139 km N of Calama, Chile (86 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.34 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008e6a. Unique identifier: us10008e6a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 22:57:51 / April 3, 2017 @ 10:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -68.8708° West, -21.2115° South, depth 115.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:57:51 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-eight 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.
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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. 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: 139 km N of Calama, Chile.
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