A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 20:08:01 / December 14, 2020 @ 8:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cr22. Unique identifier: us7000cr22. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 137.66 km (86 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:08:01 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 137.66 km, -68.1661° West, -23.0798° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 19 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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