A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Calama in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3106 West, latitude -23.21 South, depth = 90.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.46 km (56 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 16:47:17 / October 11, 2020 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:47:17 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c7kj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7kj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 92 km SSW of Calama, Chile.
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