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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near San Antonio in Chile



Earthquake location -33.7325S, -72.036WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.46 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 20:10:35 / April 25, 2016 @ 8:10 pm. Event id: us10005bgv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bgv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.036 West, latitude -33.7325 South, depth = 24.46 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:10:35 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quilpué, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.036° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.7325° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km WSW of San Antonio, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-25 20:10:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-25 23:40:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 312 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 0.359 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us10005bgv Id of event.
Event Code 10005bgv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005bgv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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