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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Calama in Chile

Earthquake location -21.9757S, -68.6694WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 15:26:55 / June 11, 2019 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 135.88 km, -68.6694° West, -21.9757° South. Event id: us70003y3p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003y3p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 135.88 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:26:55 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.6694° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.9757° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 135.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km NNE of Calama, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-11 15:26:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-11 16:01:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.56 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003y3p Id of event.
Event Code 70003y3p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003y3p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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