A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile (79 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009jjh. Event ids that are associated: us70009jjh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.01 km (48 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:14:29 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.1709 West, latitude -23.876 South, depth = 78.01 km. Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 09:14:29 / May 18, 2020 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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