A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Calama in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5937° West, -22.5524° South, depth 122.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.24 km (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7ba. Unique identifier: us6000d7ba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:11:07 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 22:11:07 / January 10, 2021 @ 10:11 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
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 thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km ESE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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