A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 112 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 23:07:59 / September 6, 2017 @ 11:07 pm. Unique identifier: us2000ah8u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ah8u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.05 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:07:59 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4237 West, latitude -22.2184 South, depth = 186.05 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 112 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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