A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 16:03:24 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mu3. Id of event: us10006mu3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.08 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 100.08 km, -69.1346° West, -20.0918° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 20:03:24 / September 7, 2016 @ 8:03 pm.
The epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 106 km E of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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