A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000413v. Unique identifier: us6000413v. The temblor was reported at 05:37:15 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 10:37:15 / June 15, 2019 @ 10:37 am. Exact location, longitude -72.0591° West, latitude -29.9521° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 69 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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