A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from La Serena in Chile on Saturday. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 10:59:42 / June 1, 2019 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70003u3m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003u3m. The temblor was picked up at 06:59:42 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 44.87 km, -71.3901° West, -29.6849° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.87 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Coquimbo, La Serena.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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