A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km N of Calama, Chile (88 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.769 West, latitude -21.185 South, depth = 121.55 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:00:53 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 13:00:53 / May 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.55 km (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60003tkg. Event ids that are associated: us60003tkg.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty 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.
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