A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Copiapo in Chile on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 16:19:42 / June 5, 2019 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.2269° West, -27.3895° South, depth 83.84 km. Unique identifier: us70003vu4. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003vu4. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:42 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.84 km (52 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 11 km (7 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copiapó (min 5000 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 sixteen 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Copiapo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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