A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 166 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (103 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.7347 West, latitude -20.9282 South, depth = 124.45 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008sfd. Id of event: us10008sfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.45 km (77 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:44:23 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 19:44:23 / May 14, 2017 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 166 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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