A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Calama in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ddet. Unique identifier: us2000ddet. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.05 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 22:21:20 / March 6, 2018 @ 10:21 pm. Exact location of event, depth 105.05 km, -68.9122° West, -23.1339° South. The temblor was detected at 18:21:20 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km S of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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