A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 148 km N of Calama, Chile (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9385 West, latitude -21.1225 South, depth = 114.64 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:35:40 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009lwa. Event ids that are associated: us20009lwa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 22:35:40 / June 11, 2017 @ 10:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.64 km (71 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 148 km N of Calama, Chile.
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