A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km SW of Iquique, Chile (65 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -70.7874° West, -20.9534° South. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:50:38 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007p6w. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007p6w. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 05:50:38 / February 13, 2020 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 105 km SW of Iquique, Chile.
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