A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 147 km N of Calama, Chile (91 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 16:00:04 / November 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.6581° West, latitude -21.1553° South, depth = 106.57 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.57 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:00:04 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bjuc. Event ids that are associated: us2000bjuc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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