A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Calama in Chile on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.5188 West, latitude -22.0021 South, depth = 137.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 23:08:53 / November 28, 2020 @ 11:08 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:08:53 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.6 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000ckqp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckqp.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km NE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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