A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from La Serena in Chile on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.23 km (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:26:04 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 14:26:04 / September 28, 2020 @ 2:26 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c25b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c25b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 38.23 km, -71.3029° West, -29.2439° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vallenar, Coquimbo, La Serena. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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