A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 72.34 km, -70.0619° West, -21.3226° South. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:40 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). 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: 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 10:52:40 / March 25, 2019 @ 10:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jl86. Id of event: us1000jl86. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.34 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Close 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km N of Tocopilla, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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