A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000ddht. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ddht. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.6793 West, latitude -22.3538 South, depth = 117.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.14 km (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 23:50:03 / March 6, 2018 @ 11:50 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:50:03 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km ENE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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