A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Calama in Chile on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.56 km (77 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d2z0. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2z0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 03:07:49 / March 11, 2018 @ 3:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:07:49 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -68.6524° West, -22.1898° South, depth 123.56 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km NE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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