A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 57 km ESE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (35 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.05 km (87 miles). Exact location of event, depth 140.05 km, -67.673° West, -23.0375° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 11:30:57 / August 11, 2017 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:57 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a79w. Event ids that are associated: us2000a79w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 57 km ESE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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