A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 156 km N of Calama, Chile (97 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:21:05 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 159.06 km, -68.8356° West, -21.0605° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 10:21:05 / September 26, 2018 @ 10:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.06 km (99 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000hk5w. Event ids that are associated: us2000hk5w.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 156 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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