A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Calama in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 19:30:53 / September 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.1 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bzrh. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzrh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 118.1 km, -68.6834° West, -21.9162° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:30:53 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter).
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). The 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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