A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 114 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 06:30:01 / November 22, 2017 @ 6:30 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:30:01 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsqn. Unique identifier: us2000bsqn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.66 km (109 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.312° West, -22.3085° South, depth 174.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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