A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 128 km NNE of Calama, Chile (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.74 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:42:13 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.536 West, latitude -21.3666 South, depth = 123.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 14:42:13 / April 25, 2020 @ 2:42 pm. Event id: us60009c7s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009c7s.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 128 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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