A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Unique identifier: us70007piw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007piw. Exact location of event, longitude -71.7279 West, latitude -29.4262 South, depth = 43.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:08:37 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 17:08:37 / February 13, 2020 @ 5:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.23 km (27 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Serena, Coquimbo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km NNW of Coquimbo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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