A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 12:04:30 / April 14, 2020 @ 12:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -69.5146° West, -25.7807° South. The temblor was detected at 08:04:30 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). 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: us70008vze. Unique identifier: us70008vze.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taltal, Diego de Almagro (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 84 km NE of Diego de Almagro, Chile.
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