A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Calama in Chile on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.56 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 03:16:01 / June 4, 2019 @ 3:16 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003v2z. Id of event: us70003v2z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -68.7628° West, latitude -21.7797° South, depth = 117.56 km. The temblor was reported at 23:16:01 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 78 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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