A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Illapel in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.06 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 49.06 km, -71.3664° West, -31.8222° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/19 / 2019-11-04 21:53:24 / November 4, 2019 @ 9:53 pm. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:53:24 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006345. Unique identifier: us70006345.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, San Felipe, Quillota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 119 km (74 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Llaillay (c. 16 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 28 km SW of Illapel, Chile.
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