A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 130 km N of Calama, Chile (81 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:11:33 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008g19. Event ids that are associated: us60008g19. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.38 km (79 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 12:11:33 / March 15, 2020 @ 12:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9536 West, latitude -21.2867 South, depth = 126.38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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