A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Calama in Chile on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 05:27:22 / June 10, 2019 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003xkb. Unique identifier: us70003xkb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.8 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 105.8 km, -68.6375° West, -22.3484° South. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:27:22 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop). Close 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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