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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near La Ligua in Chile

Earthquake location -32.1655S, -71.9635WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9635 West, latitude -32.1655 South, depth = 14.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 15:35:47 / April 25, 2016 @ 3:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:35:47 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005dw4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005dw4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.03 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.9635° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.1655° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km WNW of La Ligua, 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 15:35:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-22 21:04:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 284 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 0.687 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us10005dw4 Id of event.
Event Code 10005dw4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005dw4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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