Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred on Thursday in Chile in 1470 kilometers north of the capital, Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Quake was recorded at 12.59 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 15.59 MSK). The epicenter was located 120 kilometers east of the city of Iquique. Its center lies at a depth of 92.1 kilometers.
Information on casualties or damage were reported.
In late February of last year in Chile as a result of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.