A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Calama in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 00:30:01 / October 13, 2020 @ 12:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, -69.3195° West, -23.105° South, depth 96.62 km. Event id: us6000c7w7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7w7. The temblor was reported at 00:30:01 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.62 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km SSW of Calama, Chile.
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