A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km NNW of Constitucion, Chile (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:04:00 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.87 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000am75. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000am75. Exact location of event, depth 1.87 km, -72.6754° West, -34.2973° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 07:04:00 / September 14, 2017 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. 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: 117 km NNW of Constitucion, Chile.
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