A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km E of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (43 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 04:12:14 / December 22, 2020 @ 4:12 am. Unique identifier: us6000d1t4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d1t4. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:12:14 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.5257° West, -22.8001° South, depth 195.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.48 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km E of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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