A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km NNE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (54 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 13:44:19 / March 10, 2020 @ 1:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.869 West, latitude -22.1993 South, depth = 139.95 km. Id of earthquake: us60008d4v. Event ids that are associated: us60008d4v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 139.95 km (87 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:44:19 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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