A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Tocopilla in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.4516 West, latitude -21.4118 South, depth = 26.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:03:39 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us700062vm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700062vm. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.38 km (16 miles). Global time and date of event 04/11/19 / 2019-11-04 13:03:39 / November 4, 2019 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocopilla. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tocopilla (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. 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: 79 km NNW of Tocopilla, Chile.
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