A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 97 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (60 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:31:36 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009l9w. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009l9w. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5941 West, latitude -22.2488 South, depth = 180.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 180.08 km (112 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 08:31:36 / June 8, 2017 @ 8:31 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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