A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km E of Iquique, Chile (68 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -69.1148° West, -20.3817° South, depth 105.61 km. 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: us7000de1e. Id of event: us7000de1e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.61 km (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 23:20:14 / February 26, 2021 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:20:14 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 109 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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