A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 112 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (70 miles). Event id: us60008eqr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008eqr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4726 West, latitude -22.1665 South, depth = 205.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 23:44:28 / March 12, 2020 @ 11:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 205.26 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:44:28 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 112 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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