A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.05 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 16:35:59 / May 7, 2020 @ 4:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -68.1657° West, -22.8996° South, depth 124.05 km. Unique identifier: us70009bt2. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009bt2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:59 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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