A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 119 km N of Calama, Chile (74 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 08:03:36 / March 22, 2018 @ 8:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7204 West, latitude -21.4082 South, depth = 117.12 km. The temblor was reported at 04:03:36 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d7f1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7f1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.12 km (73 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km N of Calama, Chile.
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