A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. The 6.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:34 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.84 km (60 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near San Pedro de Atacama in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000a4yi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qbcaf9, pt20155000, us6000a4yi. Exact location of earthquake, -68.4217° West, -23.2955° South, depth 96.84 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 07:35:34 / June 3, 2020 @ 7:35 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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