A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 154 km N of Calama, Chile (96 miles). Exact location of event, depth 112.17 km, -68.78° West, -21.0791° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 00:10:47 / September 4, 2017 @ 12:10 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 112.17 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:10:47 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000afbw. Event ids that are associated: us2000afbw.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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