A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Arica in Chile. Event id: us70009b5z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009b5z. The temblor was reported at 10:43:12 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.5322° West, latitude -19.368° South, depth = 64.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.51 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 15:43:12 / May 6, 2020 @ 3:43 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique, Arica. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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