A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km N of Calama, Chile (82 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -68.9324° West, latitude -21.2687° South, depth = 122.51 km. The temblor was reported at 16:32:07 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600064j4. Unique identifier: us600064j4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.51 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 20:32:07 / October 29, 2019 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 132 km N of Calama, Chile.
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