A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Calama in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rhe. Unique identifier: us70007rhe. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 22:05:45 / February 16, 2020 @ 10:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.07 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.5344 West, latitude -21.9538 South, depth = 107.07 km. The temblor was reported at 18:05:45 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 70 km NE of Calama, Chile.
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