A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 279 km WSW of Hanga Roa, Chile (173 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -112.0756° West, latitude -28.0631° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 10:59:22 / September 3, 2016 @ 10:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jxm. Unique identifier: us10006jxm. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:59:22 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 279 km WSW of Hanga Roa, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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