A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 149 km N of Calama, Chile (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 19:06:29 / September 23, 2018 @ 7:06 pm. Event id: us2000hj2n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hj2n. Exact location of event, depth 122.48 km, -68.8285° West, -21.12° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 122.48 km (76 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:06:29 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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