A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 72 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (45 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:57:01 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dknl. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dknl. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7335 West, latitude -22.4245 South, depth = 169.83 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 12:57:01 / February 24, 2021 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 169.83 km (106 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 72 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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