A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Calama in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -68.81° West, -21.92° South, depth 118 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 15:52:58 / July 2, 2017 @ 3:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:52:58 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100095vj. Ids that are associated to the event: us100095vj.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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