A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 107 km NNE of Calama, Chile (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007spr. Event ids that are associated: us70007spr. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 22:21:27 / February 18, 2020 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.54 km (82 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:21:27 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6056 West, latitude -21.5461 South, depth = 131.54 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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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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. 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: 107 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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