A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 162 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.836° West, -30.9932° South, depth 13.65 km. Id of earthquake: us10003jsk. Event ids that are associated: us10003jsk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 16:33:27 / October 2, 2015 @ 4:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.65 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:33:27 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 162 km WSW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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