A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 98 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:32:59 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jhv. Id of event: us10003jhv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1742° West, -32.0713° South, depth 14.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 07:32:59 / September 18, 2015 @ 7:32 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 98 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile.
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