A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:33:25 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.09 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10007lpx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007lpx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 13:33:25 / December 21, 2016 @ 1:33 pm. Exact location, longitude -77.3184° West, latitude -45.6407° South, depth = 14.09 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Off the coast of Aisen, Chile.
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