A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km E of Iquique, Chile (75 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i4xl. Id of event: us2000i4xl. 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 106.07 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:15:40 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.0003 West, latitude -20.3979 South, depth = 106.07 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 21:15:40 / October 31, 2018 @ 9:15 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 120 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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