Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km W of Valparaiso, Chile, Friday, 19 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km W of Valparaiso, Chile, Friday, 19 Feb. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 at 42 km depth

19 Feb 11:05 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 16 minutos.
19 Feb 11:10: Magnitud recalculada de 4.5 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 28.0 a 20.0 km (de 17.4 a 12.4 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8.7 km (5.4 mi) al WNW.
19 Feb 11:12: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: GUG (U. Chile)
19 Feb 11:42: Profundidad recalculada de 42.6 a 41.6 km (de 26 a 26 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.2 km (3.2 mi) al O.
Update Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 11:09
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaíso, Chile
4.5 quake 19 Feb 5:48 am (GMT -5)
4.5 quake 19 Feb 5:48 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred early morning on Friday 19 February 2021 at 5:48 am local time near Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaíso, Chile, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 28 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Valparaiso (pop. 282,400) located 55 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Viña del Mar (pop. 294,600) located 63 km from the epicenter, Quilpué (pop. 130,300) 73 km away, Villa Alemana (pop. 97,300) 79 km away, San Antonio (pop. 85,700) 81 km away, Limache (pop. 35,900) 89 km away, Quillota (pop. 67,800) 93 km away, and Hacienda La Calera (pop. 49,100) 99 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 19 Feb 2021 10:48:37 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Friday, 19 Feb 2021 05:48 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 41.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 33.078°S / 72.25°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Tupungatito (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km al O de Valparaíso (pop: 282,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al O de Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al O de Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al NO de Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al O de Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
83 km al NO de San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al O de Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
96 km al OSO de Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
155 km al ONO de Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
167 km al ONO de Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 14.2°C (58 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Fuente primaria de datos: GUG (U. Chile)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.442 km59 Km Al O De Valparaíso, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.415 kmOff Coast of Central ChileGFZ
4.420 kmOFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC
4.425 km60 Km W of Valparaíso, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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152.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
150.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake (reported through our app)
151.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : No lo sentí (reported through our app)  
In Santiago de Chile (Lobarnechea) / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
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