A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 130.4 km, -68.2318° West, -22.893° South. Id of earthquake: us70007iiu. Event ids that are associated: us70007iiu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 20:35:40 / February 4, 2020 @ 8:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.4 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:35:40 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km NNW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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