A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km N of Calama, Chile (95 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us10008m62. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m62. The temblor was reported at 03:44:01 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 132.86 km, -68.6572° West, -21.1054° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 07:44:01 / April 30, 2017 @ 7:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.86 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 153 km N of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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