A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Calama in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.8 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009pme. Event ids that are associated: us20009pme. The temblor was picked up at 10:14:06 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 100.8 km, -68.804° West, -22.367° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 14:14:06 / June 25, 2017 @ 2:14 pm.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 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. 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: 17 km NE of Calama, Chile.
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