A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km NNE of Calama, Chile (65 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 19:29:08 / August 12, 2017 @ 7:29 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.06 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:29:08 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a7mr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7mr. Exact location of event, longitude -68.6663 West, latitude -21.5424 South, depth = 119.06 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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