A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Putre in Chile. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:06:51 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008se7. Id of event: us70008se7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 14:06:51 / April 9, 2020 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 152.75 km (95 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.5807° West, -18.2029° South, depth 152.75 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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.
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