A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 106 km NNE of Calama, Chile (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.4947° West, -21.592° South, depth 122 km. 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: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 09:20:59 / November 5, 2017 @ 9:20 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:20:59 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 122 km (76 miles). Event id: us2000bitq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bitq.
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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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