A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Copiapo in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 13:39:43 / April 11, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008gk8. Event ids that are associated: us10008gk8. Exact location, longitude -70.1892° West, latitude -27.5258° South, depth = 90.42 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:39:43 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.42 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 22 km SE of Copiapo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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