A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 115 km SW of Iquique, Chile (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -70.9405° West, latitude -20.9414° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:36:28 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 06:36:28 / February 13, 2020 @ 6:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007p7h. Unique identifier: us70007p7h.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 115 km SW of Iquique, Chile.
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