A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Putre in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 12:23:08 / August 14, 2019 @ 12:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 118.08 km, -69.6195° West, -18.6623° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.08 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600054xu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600054xu. The temblor was reported at 08:23:08 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arica (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km S of Putre, Chile.
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