A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km WSW of Vallenar, Chile (80 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000clrz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000clrz. The temblor was detected at 06:31:11 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 11:31:11 / January 20, 2018 @ 11:31 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.0229° West, -28.9232° South.
Every 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km WSW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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