A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km ENE of Taltal, Chile (98 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 07:58:15 / November 24, 2016 @ 7:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.65 km (72 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -69.1851 West, latitude -24.6184 South, depth = 116.65 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:58:15 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c18. Id of event: us10007c18.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 157 km ENE of Taltal, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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