A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 17:16:42 / November 15, 2019 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60006c5a. Event ids that are associated: us60006c5a. Exact location of earthquake, -72.2771° West, -33.9798° South, depth 14.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:42 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter).
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 Melipilla, Cartagena, San Antonio. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 78 km (48 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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