A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 128 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 08:05:54 / September 7, 2017 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahek. Id of event: us2000ahek. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:54 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.1098 West, latitude -20.857 South, depth = 110.99 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.99 km (69 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 128 km ESE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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