A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Salamanca in Chile. The temblor was reported at 09:08:11 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 109.5 km (68 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-29 12:08:11 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -70.2687 West, latitude -31.5484 South, depth 109.5 km.
Close countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Illapel, Calingasta, Salamanca.
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