A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 102 km SSW of Calama, Chile (63 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:50:44 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 85.05 km (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 18:50:44 / December 27, 2019 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.3818 West, latitude -23.2979 South, depth = 85.05 km. Id of earthquake: us70006rnd. Event ids that are associated: us70006rnd.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 102 km SSW of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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