A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Putre in Chile on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.55 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bpte. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bpte. Exact location of event, depth 145.55 km, -69.7881° West, -17.8353° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 17:04:34 / November 16, 2017 @ 5:04 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:04:34 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 46 km NNW of Putre, Chile.
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