A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 144 km N of Calama, Chile (89 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.84 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -68.6859 West, latitude -21.1675 South, depth = 129.84 km. Event id: us6000ddf1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddf1. The temblor was reported at 14:41:04 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 14:41:04 / January 31, 2021 @ 2:41 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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