A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km N of Calama, Chile (91 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.6969° West, -21.1523° South, depth 149.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 149.9 km (93 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:47 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000djsf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djsf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 00:28:47 / February 21, 2021 @ 12:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 146 km N of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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