A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (60 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.63 km (45 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009qbf. Unique identifier: us70009qbf. Exact location, longitude -69.2509° West, latitude -20.4567° South, depth = 71.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 01:52:36 / May 26, 2020 @ 1:52 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:52:36 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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