A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (88 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 207.61 km, -67.2827° West, -21.9752° South. Unique identifier: us2000a8q4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8q4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 11:54:04 / August 16, 2017 @ 11:54 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.61 km (129 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:54:04 / 7:54 am (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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 141 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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