A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NNE of Calama, Chile (66 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.5624 West, latitude -21.5521 South, depth = 117.82 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000clj4. Unique identifier: us7000clj4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:15:41 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 06:15:41 / December 1, 2020 @ 6:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.82 km (73 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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