A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km NNE of Calama, Chile (70 miles) on Monday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:25:20 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 21:25:20 / April 17, 2017 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5309° West, -21.5181° South, depth 133.22 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ig0. Id of event: us10008ig0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.22 km (83 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 112 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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