A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 154 km NNE of Calama, Chile (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 03:13:16 / March 1, 2020 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:16 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.32 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000877n. Id of event: us6000877n. Exact location, longitude -68.4626° West, latitude -21.1429° South, depth = 129.32 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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