A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 km ESE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (22 miles). Unique identifier: us7000de4d. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000de4d. The temblor was detected at 08:19:38 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 08:19:38 / February 27, 2021 @ 8:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.9048° West, -23.0794° South, depth 132.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.4 km (82 miles). 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km ESE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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