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Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - 12 km a sud ovest da Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Cile, mercoledì, 14 set 2022 19:41 (GMT -3) -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - 12 km a sud ovest da Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Cile, mercoledì, 14 set 2022 19:41 (GMT -3) Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - 12 km a sud ovest da Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Cile, mercoledì, 14 set 2022 19:41 (GMT -3)

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.7 a 53 km di profondità

14 Sep 22:46 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 5 minuti.
14 Sep 22:48: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.9 a 5.1. Profondità ricalcolata da 36.0 a 42.0 km (da 22 a 26 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 10.8 km (6.7 mi) al E.
14 Sep 23:00: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: USGS
Update Wed, 14 Sep 2022, 22:54

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes near Ovalle, Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile

5.1 quake 14 Sep 7:41 pm (GMT -3)
5.1 quake 14 Sep 7:41 pm (GMT -3)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 5.1 quake in Chile near Ovalle, Limarí, Coquimbo Region, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022, at 7:41 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 42 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 citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 5.2. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.2.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Ovalle (pop. 77,100) located 15 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Monte Patria (pop. 13,900) located 37 km from the epicenter, Coquimbo (pop. 161,300) 79 km away, La Serena (pop. 154,500) 84 km away, La Serena (pop. 154,500) 84 km away, Vicuña (pop. 13,500) 92 km away, and Illapel (pop. 22,800) 109 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora14 Sep 2022 22:41:14 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentromercoledì, 14 set 2022 19:41 (GMT -3)
StatusConfermato
Magnitudine4.7
Prof.52.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine30.6491°S / 71.3133°W (Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Cile)
Antipode30.649°N / 108.687°E
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento debole
Sentito2 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Luoghi vicini12 km OSO da Ovalle (pop: 77,100) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
34 km O da Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
77 km S da Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
83 km S da La Serena (pop: 154,500) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
89 km SO da Vicuña (pop: 13,500) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
319 km NNO da Santiago del Cile (Metropolitana) (pop: 4,837,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
337 km NNO da Puente Alto (Metropolitana) (pop: 510,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Meteo all'epicentro al momento del sismoClear Sky 17.1°C (63 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata7.1 x 1011 joules (197 MWh, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.Prof.UbicazioneFonte
4.753 km12 Km WSW of Ovalle, ChileUSGS
4.747 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
4.753 kmNear Coast of Central ChileRaspberryShake
4.754 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
4.710 kmNear Coast Of Central ChileIRIS
5.050 kmNear Coast of Central ChileOBSIS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile (LCO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 191 km / 119 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Cerro tololo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Santiago / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)

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