A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 121 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (75 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:03 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.9941° West, latitude -23.7452° South, depth = 92.41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005uw2. Unique identifier: us70005uw2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.41 km (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 06:35:03 / October 17, 2019 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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