A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 158 km NNE of Calama, Chile (98 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:42:02 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 135.63 km, -68.5668° West, -21.0804° South. Event id: us2000hh3b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hh3b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 135.63 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 13:42:02 / September 19, 2018 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 158 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.