A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km NNE of Calama, Chile (69 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 161.79 km, -68.5078° West, -21.5403° South. Unique identifier: us700047tw. Ids that are associated to the event: us700047tw. The epicenter was at a depth of 161.79 km (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 00:33:10 / July 1, 2019 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:10 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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