A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (72 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 99.74 km (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.0726 West, latitude -19.9351 South, depth = 99.74 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jctj. Id of event: us1000jctj. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 06:16:15 / March 9, 2019 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:15 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km ENE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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