Mag 5 Strikes Chile

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 106 km ENE of Iquique, Chile (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqf7. Unique identifier: us2000bqf7. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:45:46 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.05 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, depth 106.05 km, -69.2205° West, -19.8109° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 16:45:46 / November 17, 2017 @ 4:45 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/11/17/moderate-earthquake-5-mag-was-detected-near-iquique-in-chile-3/

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