A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 270 km WSW of Cochrane, Chile (168 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -75.8313° West, -48.2954° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 12:13:15 / April 21, 2017 @ 12:13 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:13:15 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008jhz. Unique identifier: us10008jhz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 270 km WSW of Cochrane, Chile.
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