A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Calama in Chile. The temblor was detected at 10:03:44 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 14:03:44 / October 30, 2019 @ 2:03 pm. Event id: us600064v5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064v5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.65 km (61 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.7071° West, latitude -22.4386° South, depth = 98.65 km.
Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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