A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Calama in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kzf. Unique identifier: us20009kzf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.2 km (72 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.864 West, latitude -22.936 South, depth = 116.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 17:35:10 / June 6, 2017 @ 5:35 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:35:10 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km S of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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