A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Coquimbo in Chile on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 16:49:55 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgr3. Unique identifier: us6000dgr3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.37 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 16:49:55 / February 11, 2021 @ 4:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.4944° West, -29.8823° South, depth 39.37 km.
Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ovalle (c. 77 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ovalle, Vicuña, La Serena.
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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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