An earthquake of 6.1 M at a depth of 28 km hit Coquimbo region (central Chile) on 4 November at 21.53 UTC (18.53 Local Time). The epicentre was approximately 17 km north-east of Los Vilos, and 28 km south-west of Illapel.
An aftershock of 4.0 M was recorded off the coast of Coquimbo region, but no tsunami warnings have been issued.
USGS PAGER estimates that up to 15,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 81,000 to strong shaking.
According to media, there are no reports of casualties or damage. The seismic event has also been felt in Santiago during the last nationwide protest.