A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 98 km WNW of Iquique, Chile (61 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 20:21:33 / November 28, 2015 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.0434° West, latitude -19.9619° South, depth = 19.24 km. Event id: us100041xr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100041xr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:33 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.24 km (12 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km WNW of Iquique, Chile.
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