A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSE of Putre, Chile (50 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 23:40:36 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084ex. Id of event: us600084ex. The epicenter was at a depth of 116.79 km (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 03:40:36 / February 26, 2020 @ 3:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, -69.3412° West, -18.8935° South, depth 116.79 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 80 km SSE of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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