A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km N of Calama, Chile (90 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8475 West, latitude -21.149 South, depth = 117.81 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 10:20:52 / December 9, 2020 @ 10:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.81 km (73 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cpez. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpez. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:52 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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