A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (89 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 09:43:29 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000j12v. Event ids that are associated: us2000j12v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.98 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -68.9257° West, -19.603° South, depth 110.98 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 13:43:29 / January 7, 2019 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km ENE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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