Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Los Angeles, Provincia de Biobío, Region del Biobio, Chile
Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 07:3107:31 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 18 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Los Angeles, Provincia de Biobío, Region del Biobio, Chile. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday 20 February 2021 at 4:11 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 83.1 km below the surface.
4.5 quake 20 Feb 4:11 am (GMT -3)
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Los Angeles (pop. 125,400) located 8 km from the epicenter, Mulchén (pop. 22,200) 28 km away, Nacimiento (pop. 21,200) 37 km away, Laja (pop. 16,600) 45 km away, Cabrero (pop. 18,300) 49 km away, Angol (pop. 44,900) 55 km away, Concepcion (pop. 215,400) 100 km away, Concepcion (pop. 215,400) 100 km away, and Talcahuano (pop. 253,000) 112 km away.
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Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 4:11 am (GMT -3) local time (20 Feb 2021 07:11 GMT)
Depth: 83.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.46°S / 72.26°W (Region del Biobio, Chile)
Primary data source: USGS
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