A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (82 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 12:24:57 / August 29, 2018 @ 12:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -69.0004° West, -20.7403° South, depth 103.59 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.59 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:24:57 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjds. Id of event: us1000gjds.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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