A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km SE of Copiapo, Chile (75 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rm0. Unique identifier: us60006rm0. The temblor was detected at 20:11:23 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 109.37 km, -69.5201° West, -28.1738° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 00:11:23 / December 15, 2019 @ 12:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.37 km (68 miles).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km SE of Copiapo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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