A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Illapel in Chile. Unique identifier: us700047l0. Ids that are associated to the event: us700047l0. Global time and date of event 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 05:50:59 / June 30, 2019 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:50:59 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.06 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5026 West, latitude -31.5352 South, depth = 41.06 km.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Illapel. The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 33 km WNW of Illapel, Chile.
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