A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.5816° West, latitude -29.9603° South, depth = 36.95 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.95 km (23 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdip. Unique identifier: us7000cdip. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:36:12 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 20:36:12 / November 11, 2020 @ 8:36 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Ovalle, La Serena (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (15 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km W of Coquimbo, Chile.
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