A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km NNE of Calama, Chile (76 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.45 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 13:35:30 / May 31, 2020 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000a36i. Event ids that are associated: us6000a36i. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:30 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 125.45 km, -68.5854° West, -21.3966° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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