A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 237 km WSW of Hanga Roa, Chile (147 miles) on Monday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:19:04 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006src. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006src. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 11:19:04 / September 26, 2016 @ 11:19 am. Exact location, longitude -111.5655° West, latitude -28.1452° South, depth = 14.92 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.92 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four 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 quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 237 km WSW of Hanga Roa, Chile.
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