A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from San Antonio in Chile. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:00:29 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.5524° West, -33.7495° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 12:00:29 / July 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009wav. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wav.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cartagena, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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