A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 100 km N of Calama, Chile (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.3 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -68.8152° West, -21.5617° South, depth 119.3 km. Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 12:09:57 / April 11, 2017 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:09:57 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008gji. Event ids that are associated: us10008gji.
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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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