A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Calama in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 133.53 km (83 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 15:52:52 / August 27, 2020 @ 3:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:52:52 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bdtx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdtx. Exact location of earthquake, -68.6841° West, -22.0758° South, depth 133.53 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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