A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Vallenar in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 15:04:53 / November 14, 2016 @ 3:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.27 km (13 miles). Event id: us100077q4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077q4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.1499° West, -27.9047° South, depth 21.27 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:53 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NNW of Vallenar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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