A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Felipe in Chile. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:25:01 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.38 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h5yi. Id of event: us2000h5yi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 13:25:01 / August 31, 2018 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 106.38 km, -70.4353° West, -32.2159° South.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Llaillay (c. 16 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Illapel, Llaillay (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km NNE of San Felipe, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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