A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 163 km NNE of Calama, Chile (101 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 03:33:20 / June 26, 2017 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009pp6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pp6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 134.8 km (84 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 -68.349 West, latitude -21.095 South, depth = 134.8 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:33:20 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 163 km NNE of Calama, Chile.
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