A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.3301 West, latitude -30.1327 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:24:13 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 00:24:13 / June 14, 2019 @ 12:24 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us600040je. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040je.
Epicenter of the event was 97 km (61 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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