A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. The temblor was reported at 11:05:58 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.3741° West, -35.5361° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us100096p0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096p0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 16:05:58 / July 4, 2017 @ 4:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cauquenes, Constitución (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop).
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 fourteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km WSW of Constitucion, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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