A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from La Serena in Chile on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.85 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:54 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dhlv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhlv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 14:01:54 / February 14, 2021 @ 2:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.2291 West, latitude -29.3856 South, depth = 43.85 km.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Vicuña (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicuña, Coquimbo, La Serena. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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