A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Salamanca in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:01 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.59 km, -71.3002° West, -31.9537° South. Event id: us70003xjl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xjl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 03:17:01 / June 10, 2019 @ 3:17 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.59 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, La Ligua, Illapel (min 5000 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km WSW of Salamanca, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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