A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 101 km NNE of Calama, Chile (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.89 km (79 miles). Global time and date of event 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 15:02:41 / August 14, 2017 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a819. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a819. The temblor was reported at 11:02:41 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.4648° West, -21.657° South, depth 126.89 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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