A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 98 km NNE of Calama, Chile (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000c9ng. Event ids that are associated: us7000c9ng. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6193 West, latitude -21.612 South, depth = 139.57 km. The temblor was reported at 09:35:24 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 09:35:24 / November 3, 2020 @ 9:35 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.57 km (87 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 98 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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