A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:13:21 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.67 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bfxk. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfxk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 17:13:21 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.5106 West, latitude -27.8748 South, depth = 11.67 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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