A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from La Serena in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5508 West, latitude -29.3518 South, depth = 36.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 06:54:30 / February 19, 2021 @ 6:54 am. Event id: us6000diut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000diut. The temblor was picked up at 06:54:30 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.22 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Coquimbo (c. 161 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from La Serena (c. 154 500 pop). Nearby 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 Coquimbo, La Serena.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNW of La Serena, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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