A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Arica in Chile on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.44 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 08:46:36 / December 3, 2019 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70006fh7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006fh7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:46:36 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.6504° West, latitude -18.5597° South, depth = 32.44 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Arica (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km WSW of Arica, Chile.
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