A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:19:34 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxfc. Id of event: us2000dxfc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 10:19:34 / April 10, 2018 @ 10:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.08 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 76.08 km, -71.5566° West, -30.9862° South.
Epicenter of the event was 117 km (73 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo, Salamanca (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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