A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 157 km N of Calama, Chile (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.6389° West, -21.0756° South, depth 134.15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.15 km (83 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 detected at 08:46:19 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 12:46:19 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:46 pm. Unique identifier: us2000bm07. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bm07.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 157 km N of Calama, Chile.
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