A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km E of Iquique, Chile (94 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 125.84 km, -68.7126° West, -20.461° South. Unique identifier: us2000dc2w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc2w. Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 16:16:31 / March 4, 2018 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.84 km (78 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:31 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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