A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km W of Illapel, Chile (84 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 00:58:43 / June 16, 2019 @ 12:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5765 West, latitude -31.4685 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60004193. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004193. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:58:43 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 135 km W of Illapel, Chile.
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