A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.05 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 16:22:44 / March 31, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.5665° West, latitude -21.9772° South, depth = 123.05 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:44 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008jay. Event ids that are associated: us70008jay.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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