A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Iquique in Chile on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000cd2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd2g. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:17:15 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.8901 West, latitude -20.0209 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 21:17:15 / October 25, 2020 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique. Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 80 km WNW of Iquique, Chile.
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