Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 26 Mar 2021 6:08 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 26 Mar 2021 6:08 am (GMT -3)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.1 at 34 km depth

26 Mar 09:17 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
26 Mar 09:18: Magnitude recalculée de 4.5 à 4.2. Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.8 km (2.3 mi) au E.
26 Mar 09:24: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: GUG (U. Chile)
26 Mar 09:32: Profondeur recalculée de 34.3 à 34.0 km (de 21 à 21 mi).
Update Fri, 26 Mar 2021, 09:21
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 49 km northwest of La Ligua, Chile
4.2 quake 26 Mar 6:08 am (GMT -3)
4.2 quake 26 Mar 6:08 am (GMT -3)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Chile near La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 26 March 2021 at 6:08 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Ligua (pop. 24,900) located 49 km from the epicenter, Hacienda La Calera (pop. 49,100) 74 km away, Quillota (pop. 67,800) 82 km away, Viña del Mar (pop. 294,600) 87 km away, Valparaiso (pop. 282,400) 88 km away, Quilpué (pop. 130,300) 92 km away, Villa Alemana (pop. 97,300) 93 km away, and Limache (pop. 35,900) 94 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 26 Mar 2021 09:08:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 26 mars 2021 06:08 (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.1
Profondeur: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.128°S / 71.679°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chili)
Volcan le plus près: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km NO de La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
73 km SO de Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
85 km NNO de Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
93 km NNO de Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
100 km N de Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
101 km N de Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
105 km NNO de Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
106 km NNO de Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
176 km NO de Santiago du Chili (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
195 km NNO de Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 15.2°C (59 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from S
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.134 km29 Km Al SO De Los Vilos, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.134 kmOFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
4.210 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
4.023 km74 Km WNW of La Ligua, ChileUSGS

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