A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Calama in Chile on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 01:36:59 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2165 West, latitude -22.5561 South, depth = 92.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.56 km (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 05:36:59 / December 4, 2019 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006lvi. Unique identifier: us60006lvi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 30 km WSW of Calama, Chile.
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