A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 108 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile (67 miles). Unique identifier: us20004wsu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wsu. Exact location of event, depth 47.7 km, -69.6346° West, -21.2696° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 09:07:13 / February 3, 2016 @ 9:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:07:13 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.7 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 108 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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