A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 104 km E of Taltal, Chile (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:54:11 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.6 km (72 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -69.4466 West, latitude -25.4584 South, depth = 116.6 km. Global time and date of event 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 18:54:11 / January 21, 2021 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000d26i. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d26i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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