A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Calama in Chile. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:31 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 130.93 km (81 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.5083° West, -21.9418° South, depth 130.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqpe. Unique identifier: us6000cqpe. Global time and date of event 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 05:12:31 / November 20, 2020 @ 5:12 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 71 km NE of Calama, Chile.
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