A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 17:22:47 / August 24, 2017 @ 5:22 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -68.8711 West, latitude -23.7936 South, depth = 108.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.62 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:22:47 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000abe7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abe7.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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