A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported Antofagasta, Chile (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70003bi7. Event ids that are associated: us70003bi7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 18:57:31 / April 24, 2019 @ 6:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.89 km (93 miles). Exact location of event, depth 149.89 km, -68.5159° West, -21.507° South. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:57:31 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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