A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Calama in Chile on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005h3b. Id of event: us70005h3b. Exact location, longitude -68.6991° West, latitude -21.9139° South, depth = 115.88 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 16:04:57 / September 16, 2019 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:04:57 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.88 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 65 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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