A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 133 km N of Calama, Chile (83 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.7626 West, latitude -21.2574 South, depth = 131.42 km. The temblor was reported at 06:49:35 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 06:49:35 / December 29, 2020 @ 6:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.42 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d3xh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3xh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 133 km N of Calama, Chile.
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