Terremoto moderato mag. 4.7 - Limarí, 23 km a sud ovest da Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Cile, venerdí, 12 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.7 - Limarí, 23 km a sud ovest da Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Cile, venerdí, 12 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.7 at 44 km depth

12 Feb 10:02 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 12 minuti.
12 Feb 10:08: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: GUG (U. Chile)
12 Feb 10:46: Profondità ricalcolata da 44.0 a 44.1 km (da 27 a 27 mi).
Update Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 10:06
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.7 just reported 28 km southwest of Ovalle, Chile
4.7 quake 12 Feb 6:50 am (GMT -3)
4.7 quake 12 Feb 6:50 am (GMT -3)
the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.7 quake in Chile near Ovalle, Provincia de Limarí, Coquimbo Region, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 12 February 2021 at 6:50 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 44 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.8.
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 Ovalle (pop. 77,100) located 28 km from the epicenter, and Monte Patria (pop. 13,900) 50 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Coquimbo (pop. 161,300) located 81 km from the epicenter, La Serena (pop. 154,500) 88 km away, La Serena (pop. 154,500) 88 km away, and Illapel (pop. 22,800) 111 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 12 Feb 2021 09:50:22 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 06:50 (GMT -3)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 44.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 30.713°S / 71.403°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Cile)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km OSO da Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
43 km O da Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
85 km S da Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
91 km S da La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
91 km S da La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
105 km NNO da Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
257 km N da Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
259 km N da Valparaíso (pop: 282,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
313 km NNO da Santiago del Cile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
332 km NNO da Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 12.3°C (54 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: GUG (U. Chile)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.744 km19 Km Al NO De Punitaqui, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.545 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
4.540 km29 Km WSW of Ovalle, ChileUSGS
4.744 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
4.610 kmNear Coast of Central ChileUSP

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
90.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Coquimbo (84.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wuppertal beyenburg / not felt
Ovalle / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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