A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Calama in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.33 km (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 117.33 km, -68.576° West, -22.0079° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 01:11:30 / February 29, 2020 @ 1:11 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us600086n3. Unique identifier: us600086n3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:11:30 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 62 km NE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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