A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (60 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:39:20 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.5661° West, -22.268° South, depth 184.94 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 184.94 km (115 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 08:39:20 / December 8, 2020 @ 8:39 am. Id of earthquake: us7000cp41. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp41.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 96 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
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