A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 18:55:24 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000i02j. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i02j. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.3453° West, -33.9375° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 23:55:24 / December 1, 2018 @ 11:55 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Cartagena, San Antonio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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