A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 23:42:07 / October 18, 2018 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:07 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.96 km (63 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000he6x. Unique identifier: us1000he6x. Exact location of event, longitude -68.5254 West, latitude -22.6353 South, depth = 101.96 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km NW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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