A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 154 km NE of Calama, Chile (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.041 West, latitude -21.348 South, depth = 171.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 14:40:58 / July 3, 2017 @ 2:40 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:40:58 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 171.8 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096df. Id of event: us100096df.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km NE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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