A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (54 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 19:33:29 / January 1, 2021 @ 7:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.11 km (72 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.7477 West, latitude -23.5187 South, depth = 115.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:33:29 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d4ue. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4ue. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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