A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Calama in Chile on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003vnr. Event ids that are associated: us70003vnr. Exact location of earthquake, -68.839° West, -21.7131° South, depth 109.93 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 109.93 km (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 07:18:22 / June 5, 2019 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:18:22 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 84 km N of Calama, Chile.
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