A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 115 km N of Calama, Chile (71 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnh4. Id of event: us7000cnh4. The temblor was detected at 20:02:49 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.8473 West, latitude -21.4177 South, depth = 121.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 121.21 km (75 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 20:02:49 / December 5, 2020 @ 8:02 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 115 km N of Calama, Chile.
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