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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 35 km ESE of Calama, Chile

Earthquake location -22.5524S, -68.5937WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Calama in Chile on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5937° West, -22.5524° South, depth 122.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.24 km (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7ba. Unique identifier: us6000d7ba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:11:07 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 22:11:07 / January 10, 2021 @ 10:11 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 35 km ESE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.5937° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.5524° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km ESE of Calama, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-10 22:11:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-10 22:23:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.552 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d7ba Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7ba An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7ba, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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