A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km NNE of Calama, Chile (80 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 21:45:40 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000av70. Unique identifier: us2000av70. 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: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 01:45:40 / September 27, 2017 @ 1:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.07 km (75 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.4332° West, latitude -21.409° South, depth = 120.07 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 128 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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