A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 242 km SW of Puerto Quellon, Chile (150 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000db8n. Id of event: us2000db8n. Exact location, longitude -76.1257° West, latitude -44.3177° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 18:06:46 / March 2, 2018 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:46 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 242 km SW of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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