A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km WNW of Antofagasta, Chile (93 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.79 West, latitude -23.2047 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 03:34:59 / December 1, 2019 @ 3:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006exj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006exj. The temblor was reported at 22:34:59 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 150 km WNW of Antofagasta, Chile.
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