A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.8234° West, -32.1476° South, depth 30.39 km. Id of earthquake: us70003v83. Event ids that are associated: us70003v83. The temblor was detected at 05:33:39 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 10:33:39 / June 4, 2019 @ 10:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.39 km (19 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Hacienda La Calera, Illapel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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