A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a89r. Id of event: us2000a89r. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.9675 West, latitude -43.8733 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 02:24:52 / August 15, 2017 @ 2:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:24:52 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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