A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 133 km NNE of Calama, Chile (83 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3as. Id of event: us6000d3as. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.99 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:10:03 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -68.5753° West, latitude -21.2982° South, depth = 136.99 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 00:10:03 / December 27, 2020 @ 12:10 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 133 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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