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Earthquake: M 4.8 quake strikes near Santa Cruz in Chile

Earthquake location -34.723S, -71.7402WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. The temblor was reported at 05:47:02 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 23.89 km (15 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-25 08:47:02 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -71.7402 West, latitude -34.723 South, depth 23.89 km.

Close countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Javier, San Clemente, Constitución.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.7402° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.723° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km WSW of Santa Cruz, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-25 08:47:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-25 09:14:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 356 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.792 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tiwj Id of event.
Event Code c000tiwj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tiwj A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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