A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Antofagasta, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from Antofagasta, Chile on Friday. The temblor was reported at 09:37:16 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 09:37:16 / December 25, 2020 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 105.03 km, -68.5578° West, -22.4332° South. Id of earthquake: us6000d2w8. Event ids that are associated: us6000d2w8. The epicenter was at a depth of 105.03 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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