A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Calama in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 133 km (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h6ti. Unique identifier: us2000h6ti. The temblor was reported at 02:56:13 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 06:56:13 / September 2, 2018 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.5197 West, latitude -21.8419 South, depth = 133 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 81 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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