A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.69 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:11:02 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a188. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a188. Exact location of earthquake, -69.5234° West, -24.0202° South, depth 75.69 km. Global time and date of event 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 10:11:02 / July 26, 2017 @ 10:11 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 98 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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