A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from La Serena in Chile. The temblor was reported at 13:16:12 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.01 km (36 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dd7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd7w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.124 West, latitude -29.4085 South, depth = 58.01 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 13:16:12 / January 30, 2021 @ 1:16 pm.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vicuña, Coquimbo, La Serena. Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km NNE of La Serena, Chile.
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