A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 146 km N of Calama, Chile (91 miles). Event id: us6000djnu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djnu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 10:07:36 / February 20, 2021 @ 10:07 am. Exact location of event, depth 132.6 km, -68.8176° West, -21.1334° South. The temblor was picked up at 10:07:36 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.6 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 146 km N of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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