A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Calama in Chile on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000gaqi. Event ids that are associated: us2000gaqi. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:03 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 14:39:03 / July 21, 2018 @ 2:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 102.6 km, -68.5433° West, -22.3193° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.6 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km ENE of Calama, Chile.
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