A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 156 km NNE of Calama, Chile (97 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142.32 km (88 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:35:53 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008f45. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008f45. Exact location of event, depth 142.32 km, -68.1507° West, -21.2609° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 15:35:53 / March 24, 2020 @ 3:35 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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