A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km NNE of Calama, Chile (65 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:05:28 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.66 km (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.5685 West, latitude -21.5669 South, depth = 141.66 km. Event id: us7000cl31. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl31. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 06:05:28 / November 30, 2020 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 105 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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