A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 00:19:10 / June 14, 2019 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.162° West, -30.0403° South. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:19:10 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600040ja. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040ja. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovalle, La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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