A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Calama in Chile on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 22:21:44 / June 3, 2017 @ 10:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.78 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:21:44 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.5915° West, latitude -21.8886° South, depth = 96.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kja. Unique identifier: us20009kja. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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