A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Calama in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:17:12 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 05:17:12 / July 21, 2020 @ 5:17 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000as58. Unique identifier: us7000as58. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.26 km (82 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.6582° West, latitude -21.9288° South, depth = 131.26 km.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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