A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 115 km N of Calama, Chile (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 04:58:26 / May 31, 2020 @ 4:58 am. Id of earthquake: us6000a30y. Event ids that are associated: us6000a30y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 128.61 km, -68.811° West, -21.4171° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128.61 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:58:26 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 115 km N of Calama, Chile.
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