A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. The temblor was detected at 19:23:48 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.21 km (68 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 23:23:48 / May 11, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -68.4065° West, -22.6914° South, depth 109.21 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009eeq. Unique identifier: us70009eeq.
The epicenter was 60 km (37 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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