A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from La Serena in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -71.4229° West, -29.4386° South, depth 33.19 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:17:39 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 12:17:39 / November 7, 2017 @ 12:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.19 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bjt0. Event ids that are associated: us2000bjt0.
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vicuña, Coquimbo, La Serena.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km NNW of La Serena, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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