A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km NW of Corral, Chile (89 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:03:13 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 13:03:13 / December 28, 2020 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3ny. Id of event: us6000d3ny. Exact location of earthquake, -74.8059° West, -39.1561° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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