A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from La Serena in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -71.2978° West, -29.6813° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 14:13:09 / February 12, 2019 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:13:09 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jgnn. Event ids that are associated: us2000jgnn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Coquimbo, La Serena (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km N of La Serena, Chile.
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