A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Calama in Chile. Id of earthquake: us70005wj2. Event ids that are associated: us70005wj2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 02:45:04 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:45 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:04 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.45 km (64 miles). Exact location of event, depth 102.45 km, -69.0371° West, -22.4091° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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