A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:37 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 23:12:37 / February 22, 2020 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -93.7368° West, -38.1232° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007uy4. Unique identifier: us70007uy4.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: West Chile Rise.
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