A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 135 km NNE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (84 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.504° West, -21.8881° South, depth 227.36 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:21:32 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 02:21:32 / December 23, 2019 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006q0y. Unique identifier: us70006q0y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 227.36 km (141 miles).
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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 135 km NNE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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