A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Unique identifier: us6000dgd0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgd0. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:18:29 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.4068° West, latitude -31.7346° South, depth = 48.67 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 20:18:29 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.67 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua, Salamanca, Illapel (min 5000 pop).
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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 25 km WSW of Illapel, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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