A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 123 km E of Iquique, Chile (76 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.22 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008u2r. Unique identifier: us10008u2r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 01:10:44 / May 22, 2017 @ 1:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:10:44 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.9779° West, -20.4023° South, depth 110.22 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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