A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Calama in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 01:48:43 / April 18, 2017 @ 1:48 am. The temblor was reported at 21:48:43 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ihl. Unique identifier: us10008ihl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.04 km (70 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.307° West, latitude -21.7881° South, depth = 113.04 km.
The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km NE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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