A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Constitucion in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 05:32:44 / February 18, 2020 @ 5:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:32:44 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007s7z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007s7z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.3072 West, latitude -35.5992 South, depth = 13.45 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.45 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cauquenes, Constitución. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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