A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km NNE of Calama, Chile (70 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 13:57:35 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:57 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.84 km (63 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:57:35 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60008dnh. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008dnh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.3588 West, latitude -21.6078 South, depth = 100.84 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 112 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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