A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Calama in Chile on Thursday. Unique identifier: us70005fcv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005fcv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 14:08:18 / September 12, 2019 @ 2:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.631 West, latitude -22.1852 South, depth = 120.47 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:08:18 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.47 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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.
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