A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 93 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d4yw. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4yw. The temblor was reported at 08:40:21 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.07 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 94.07 km, -68.8512° West, -23.5086° South. Global time and date of event 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 08:40:21 / January 2, 2021 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km SW of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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