A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 116 km NNE of Calama, Chile (72 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a4i0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a4i0. The temblor was picked up at 10:07:23 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.4882° West, latitude -21.5018° South, depth = 147.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.62 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 14:07:23 / August 4, 2017 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 116 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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