A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.2054 West, latitude -22.6899 South, depth = 130.44 km. The temblor was detected at 11:44:01 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 11:44:01 / June 22, 2020 @ 11:44 am. Event id: us6000agfv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000agfv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.44 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 24 km N of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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