A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 21:00:36 / February 10, 2019 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000jg2i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jg2i. Exact location of event, depth 94.62 km, -70.7217° West, -28.0239° South. The temblor was picked up at 17:00:36 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.62 km (59 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copiapó, Vallenar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Copiapó (c. 129 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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