A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 129 km NNE of Calama, Chile (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.12 km (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:02:39 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003lx4. Id of event: us70003lx4. Exact location, longitude -68.2596° West, latitude -21.4764° South, depth = 100.12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 00:02:39 / May 16, 2019 @ 12:02 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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