A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 108 km W of Ovalle, Chile (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003keq. Id of event: us10003keq. Exact location, longitude -72.3274° West, latitude -30.5997° South, depth = 17.86 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:39:10 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.86 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 06:39:10 / September 20, 2015 @ 6:39 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 108 km W of Ovalle, Chile.
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