A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.3788 West, latitude -19.7049 South, depth = 57.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/19 / 2019-06-03 08:42:17 / June 3, 2019 @ 8:42 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:42:17 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.8 km (36 miles). Unique identifier: us70003uny. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003uny.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km NNW of Iquique, Chile.
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