A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 01:38:26 / June 14, 2019 @ 1:38 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:38:26 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.1099° West, latitude -30.1224° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us600040jr. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040jr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Serena, Coquimbo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 76 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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