A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 17:52:22 / October 17, 2015 @ 5:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.77 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -82.224 West, latitude -42.5436 South, depth = 8.77 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003pdi. Unique identifier: us10003pdi. The temblor was reported at 12:52:22 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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