A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 159 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (99 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:48:58 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 18:48:58 / July 24, 2020 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.5 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.8251° West, -20.9326° South, depth 107.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4i5. Unique identifier: us6000b4i5.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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