A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Calama in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.46 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us600040nz. Unique identifier: us600040nz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:24:25 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.6221° West, latitude -22.3852° South, depth = 119.46 km. Global time and date of event 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 11:24:25 / June 14, 2019 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 33 km ENE of Calama, Chile.
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