A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 20:01:28 / August 1, 2019 @ 8:01 pm. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:01:28 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60004ys7. Event ids that are associated: us60004ys7. Exact location of earthquake, -72.3676° West, -34.2833° South, depth 14.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.55 km (9 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Vicente, Constitución, Cartagena. The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 99 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile.
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