A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Calama in Chile on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bldc. Id of event: us7000bldc. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 19:57:26 / September 10, 2020 @ 7:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.5641° West, latitude -21.7292° South, depth = 131.77 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:57:26 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.77 km (82 miles).
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 88 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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