A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Calama in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.57 km (77 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000asin. Event ids that are associated: us7000asin. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:02:00 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.5672 West, latitude -22.1729 South, depth = 124.57 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 18:02:00 / July 21, 2020 @ 6:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km NE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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