A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 137 km N of Calama, Chile (85 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 03:44:02 / June 18, 2017 @ 3:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nds. Id of event: us20009nds. Exact location, longitude -68.7675° West, latitude -21.237° South, depth = 121.76 km. The temblor was detected at 23:44:02 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.76 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 137 km N of Calama, Chile.
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