A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Putre in Chile on Saturday. 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: 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 20:14:43 / June 29, 2019 @ 8:14 pm. Unique identifier: us700047gj. Ids that are associated to the event: us700047gj. The epicenter was at a depth of 126.22 km (78 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:43 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.3857° West, latitude -18.5438° South, depth = 126.22 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 42 km SSE of Putre, Chile.
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