A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 17:05:28 / November 20, 2017 @ 5:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:05:28 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brvl. Id of event: us2000brvl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.45 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -71.6227 West, latitude -30.2758 South, depth = 35.45 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Monte Patria, La Serena (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 44 km SW of Coquimbo, Chile.
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