A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 120 km NNE of Calama, Chile (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:38:08 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009vzp. Unique identifier: us20009vzp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.67 km (81 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.6833 West, latitude -21.3997 South, depth = 129.67 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 15:38:08 / July 13, 2017 @ 3:38 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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