A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Calama in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 108.23 km, -68.8984° West, -22.3877° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:37:30 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.23 km (67 miles). Event id: us2000dwfe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwfe. 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: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 13:37:30 / April 8, 2018 @ 1:37 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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