A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km SSE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (33 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -68.0816° West, latitude -23.3841° South, depth = 124.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ycj. Unique identifier: us20009ycj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 05:46:56 / July 20, 2017 @ 5:46 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.1 km (77 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:46:56 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km SSE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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