A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Iquique in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.04 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3564 West, latitude -19.9839 South, depth = 108.04 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: us60008eru. Unique identifier: us60008eru. The temblor was detected at 22:08:02 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 02:08:02 / March 13, 2020 @ 2:08 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km ENE of Iquique, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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