A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 22:01:39 / October 29, 2016 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100072zy. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072zy. Exact location, longitude -72.5594° West, latitude -33.8343° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:01:39 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cartagena, San Antonio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 90 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile.
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