A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 41 km ENE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (25 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 159.77 km (99 miles). Unique identifier: us70005stg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005stg. Exact location of earthquake, -67.8456° West, -22.7659° South, depth 159.77 km. The temblor was reported at 19:03:25 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 23:03:25 / October 9, 2019 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km ENE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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