A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -68.6986° West, latitude -21.7904° South, depth = 130.13 km. Unique identifier: us2000i7pa. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7pa. The temblor was picked up at 16:14:16 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.13 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/18 / 2018-11-06 20:14:16 / November 6, 2018 @ 8:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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