A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Iquique in Chile. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 07:29:30 / December 3, 2019 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:29:30 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.7718° West, latitude -20.9328° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fh0. Unique identifier: us70006fh0.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km SW of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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