A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Calama in Chile on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 03:46:07 / February 19, 2021 @ 3:46 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000diu6. Event ids that are associated: us6000diu6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.42 km (87 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:46:07 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.5883° West, -22.0153° South, depth 139.42 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 59 km NE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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