A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ovalle in Chile on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us70007myp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007myp. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:17:29 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.4537° West, -30.3569° South, depth 35 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 03:17:29 / February 11, 2020 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vicuña, Monte Patria, La Serena. Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km NW of Ovalle, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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