A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Taltal in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5497 West, latitude -24.6178 South, depth = 44.55 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:07 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d3l7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3l7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 06:44:07 / December 28, 2020 @ 6:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.55 km (28 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km N of Taltal, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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