A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.8549 West, latitude -29.222 South, depth = 19.95 km. Global time and date of event 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 02:55:41 / October 11, 2019 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.95 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tad. Id of event: us70005tad. The temblor was reported at 21:55:41 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 95 km NNW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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