A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.2634 West, latitude -28.3854 South, depth = 37.44 km. Global time and date of event 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 20:18:33 / November 16, 2020 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cftt. Id of event: us7000cftt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.44 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:18:33 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km WNW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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