A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile (75 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.62 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:00:36 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 17:00:36 / December 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.4096° West, -24.2532° South, depth 73.62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cm6c. Unique identifier: us7000cm6c.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km ESE of Antofagasta, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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