A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Calama in Chile on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 01:14:31 / July 30, 2020 @ 1:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 121.23 km, -68.8044° West, -21.9145° South. Event id: us6000b6il. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6il. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.23 km (75 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:14:31 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 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 eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 61 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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