A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 146 km N of Calama, Chile (91 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 122.99 km (76 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 23:48:09 / June 15, 2017 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:48:09 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9988 West, latitude -21.1487 South, depth = 122.99 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mvr. Unique identifier: us20009mvr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 146 km N of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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