A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 149 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (93 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.12 km (124 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:48 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 14:57:48 / August 29, 2017 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000acu1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000acu1. Exact location of event, depth 199.12 km, -67.221° West, -21.9329° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 149 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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