A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km NNE of Calama, Chile (86 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 128.54 km, -68.6197° West, -21.2533° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 01:04:42 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5f2. Unique identifier: us2000a5f2. The temblor was detected at 21:04:42 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 128.54 km (80 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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