A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (63 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:54 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5534 West, latitude -22.2352 South, depth = 203.32 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/18 / 2018-11-12 23:30:54 / November 12, 2018 @ 11:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.32 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hr2s. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hr2s.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 101 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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