A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Calama in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 17:39:06 / December 18, 2019 @ 5:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 113.07 km (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.467 West, latitude -21.7493 South, depth = 113.07 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:39:06 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006t9z. Event ids that are associated: us60006t9z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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