A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:23 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 04:21:23 / June 14, 2019 @ 4:21 am. Exact location, longitude -72.0683° West, latitude -30.0364° South, depth = 12.98 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.98 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600040l3. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040l3.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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