A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Calama in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:48:16 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 04:48:16 / March 24, 2019 @ 4:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, -68.8859° West, -22.8372° South, depth 115.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.85 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jkwk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkwk.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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