A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Calama in Chile on Friday. The temblor was detected at 17:01:35 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009pe1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pe1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 21:01:35 / June 23, 2017 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.55 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.7268° West, latitude -21.982° South, depth = 138.55 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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. 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: 57 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.