A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 159 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile (99 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.03 km (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 10:36:34 / December 7, 2019 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006nj5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006nj5. Exact location of event, longitude -69.0044 West, latitude -24.3068 South, depth = 123.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:36:34 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 159 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile.
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