A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Taltal in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -70.884° West, -25.865° South, depth 55.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.1 km (34 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:48 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 13:21:48 / February 16, 2016 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us200050kb. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050kb.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taltal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 65 km SW of Taltal, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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