A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile (60 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 18:31:10 / November 21, 2020 @ 6:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000crbh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crbh. Exact location of event, depth 26.69 km, -72.0222° West, -29.3079° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.69 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:10 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km NW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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