A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 02:39:17 / September 7, 2018 @ 2:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 92.4 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 92.4 km, -69.9535° West, -28.892° South. The temblor was picked up at 22:39:17 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ha1k. Id of event: us2000ha1k.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar. Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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