A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Calama in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 22:14:34 / March 9, 2021 @ 10:14 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000dhj4. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhj4. Exact location of earthquake, -69.2734° West, -22.8146° South, depth 89.16 km. The temblor was detected at 22:14:34 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.16 km (55 miles).
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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