A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.72 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 04:57:03 / June 29, 2019 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -71.3462° West, latitude -30.1916° South, depth = 55.72 km. Unique identifier: us7000476a. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000476a. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:57:03 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, Vicuña, Ovalle (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km S of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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