A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 221 km W of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile (137 miles). Event id: us10008vpd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vpd. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:38:41 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 07:38:41 / May 27, 2017 @ 7:38 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -75.6282 West, latitude -45.7446 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 221 km W of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile.
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