A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.7628° West, latitude -29.2091° South, depth = 29.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 08:33:54 / October 27, 2019 @ 8:33 am. Unique identifier: us600063iz. Ids that are associated to the event: us600063iz. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.33 km (18 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:33:54 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coquimbo, La Serena (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 fifty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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