A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 142 km S of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (88 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.29 km (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.3107° West, -24.1928° South, depth 147.29 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 10:46:46 / December 9, 2020 @ 10:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:46:46 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpf5. Id of event: us7000cpf5.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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