A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 87 km SE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (54 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.07 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 17:26:50 / October 2, 2019 @ 5:26 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:26:50 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005pvy. Id of event: us70005pvy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.5653 West, latitude -23.4243 South, depth = 120.07 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven 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.
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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: 87 km SE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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