A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Calama in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 123.16 km (77 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000de9t. Event ids that are associated: us7000de9t. Global time and date of event 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 04:41:52 / February 28, 2021 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.5092° West, latitude -22.3775° South, depth = 123.16 km. The temblor was reported at 04:41:52 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama. The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km ENE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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