A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.08 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 13:48:49 / June 8, 2017 @ 1:48 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009lbi. Event ids that are associated: us20009lbi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.3236 West, latitude -22.1234 South, depth = 65.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:48:49 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocopilla. Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 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. Every 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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 13 km WSW of Tocopilla, Chile.
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