A earthquake with magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/19 / 2019-01-20 01:32:51 / January 20, 2019 @ 1:32 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Coquimbo in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000j6hy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pllwap, pt19020000, us2000j6hy. The temblor was reported at 21:32:51 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.4234 West, latitude -30.0738 South, depth = 53.04 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.04 km (33 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, Vicuña, Ovalle (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop).
Each 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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