A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Calama in Chile. Exact location, longitude -68.6586° West, latitude -21.9023° South, depth = 136.58 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aruh. Unique identifier: us7000aruh. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 19:30:07 / July 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:30:07 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.58 km (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 67 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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