A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Constitucion in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:09:46 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005s4q. Unique identifier: us70005s4q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -73.2386° West, -35.4534° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 16:09:46 / September 29, 2019 @ 4:09 pm.
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 Cauquenes, Constitución. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km W of Constitucion, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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