A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (39 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000adb9. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000adb9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.59 km (78 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.5557 West, latitude -23.3776 South, depth = 125.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/20 / 2020-06-17 06:40:11 / June 17, 2020 @ 6:40 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:40:11 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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