A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 15:40:14 / July 11, 2017 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3956 West, latitude -22.3296 South, depth = 143.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.36 km (89 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:40:14 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100098v6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098v6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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