A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 53 km SSE of Putre, Chile (33 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:30:30 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.69 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000jl0s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jl0s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3813 West, latitude -18.6536 South, depth = 121.69 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 17:30:30 / March 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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 earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 53 km SSE of Putre, Chile.
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