A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km ESE of Iquique, Chile (69 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ceym. Id of event: us7000ceym. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.02 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.1073 West, latitude -20.4175 South, depth = 93.02 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:19 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 14:29:19 / November 14, 2020 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 111 km ESE of Iquique, Chile.
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