A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 23:19:02 / February 22, 2020 @ 11:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70007uy9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007uy9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.854 West, latitude -38.2601 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 17:19:02 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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