A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Calama in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.06 km (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7hz. Unique identifier: us2000a7hz. The temblor was reported at 21:17:38 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7703 West, latitude -22.581 South, depth = 100.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 01:17:38 / August 12, 2017 @ 1:17 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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