A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 115 km W of Illapel, Chile (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 10:54:13 / September 19, 2017 @ 10:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us2000aqlv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqlv. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:54:13 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -72.3742° West, -31.7199° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km W of Illapel, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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