A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Calama in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60009eus. Event ids that are associated: us60009eus. Exact location of earthquake, -68.9069° West, -22.363° South, depth 124.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.83 km (78 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 18:26:08 / April 29, 2020 @ 6:26 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:08 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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