A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 147 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (91 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:19:38 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 00:19:38 / March 29, 2017 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008vfr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vfr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.38 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.91 West, latitude -19.5789 South, depth = 130.38 km.
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. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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