A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 109.03 km (68 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008l3j. Unique identifier: us10008l3j. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 18:12:32 / April 26, 2017 @ 6:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3213 West, latitude -19.7038 South, depth = 109.03 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:12:32 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 103 km ENE of Iquique, Chile.
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