A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Antofagasta, Chile (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 11:07:42 / April 17, 2016 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6249 West, latitude -21.1414 South, depth = 125.34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 125.34 km (78 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j74. Id of event: us20005j74. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:07:42 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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