A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Calama in Chile. Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 00:49:42 / February 25, 2020 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 80.67 km, -69.4466° West, -23.0187° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.67 km (50 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:49:42 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007w7n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007w7n.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 80 km SW of Calama, Chile.
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