A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Los Angeles in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.99 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.6183 West, latitude -37.3458 South, depth = 86.99 km. Id of earthquake: us10008w2b. Event ids that are associated: us10008w2b. The temblor was picked up at 10:57:54 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 14:57:54 / May 29, 2017 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Angol, San Carlos, Collipulli (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nacimiento (c. 21 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cabrero (c. 18 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Laja (c. 16 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 66 km ENE of Los Angeles, Chile.
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