A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 119 km N of Calama, Chile (74 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:53:01 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.02 km (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7486 West, latitude -21.4027 South, depth = 143.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 17:53:01 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zbq. Unique identifier: us20009zbq.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 119 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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