A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 108 kilometers (67 miles) from Iquique in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 07:46:05 / January 24, 2018 @ 7:46 am. The temblor was reported at 03:46:05 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 103.06 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000cnmf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnmf. Exact location of event, longitude -69.1123 West, latitude -20.3273 South, depth = 103.06 km.
Event epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km E of Iquique, Chile.
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