A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km N of Calama, Chile (88 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.9 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:20:25 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.694° West, latitude -21.2004° South, depth = 113.9 km. Unique identifier: us1000hr3b. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hr3b. 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: 13/11/18 / 2018-11-13 00:20:25 / November 13, 2018 @ 12:20 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 142 km N of Calama, Chile.
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