A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) was reported Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Ovalle in Chile. The temblor was reported at 10:17:16 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 37.4 km (23 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-26 01:17:16 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -71.66 West, latitude -31.098 South, depth 37.4 km.
Close countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, Illapel, Ovalle.
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