A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003uh4. Unique identifier: us70003uh4. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:49:27 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -71.889° West, -32.1429° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 19:49:27 / June 2, 2019 @ 7:49 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Hacienda La Calera, Illapel. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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