A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (65 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 19:35:45 / March 30, 2017 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008dcp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dcp. The temblor was detected at 15:35:45 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.58 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -69.1531 West, latitude -20.4229 South, depth = 109.58 km.
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 six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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