A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 106 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 17:35:49 / February 28, 2018 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 213.16 km (132 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.4239° West, latitude -22.2954° South, depth = 213.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d988. Unique identifier: us2000d988. The temblor was detected at 13:35:49 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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