A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 115 km NE of Iquique, Chile (71 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8pf. Unique identifier: us6000b8pf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.18 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.2556 West, latitude -19.5994 South, depth = 104.18 km. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:52 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 11:56:52 / August 3, 2020 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 115 km NE of Iquique, Chile.
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