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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Ancud in Chile

Earthquake location -41.6855S, -74.0542WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ancud in Chile on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 14:15:19 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.51 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -74.0542° West, -41.6855° South, depth 39.51 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000604v. Unique identifier: us1000604v. Global time and date of event 05/07/16 / 2016-07-05 18:15:19 / July 5, 2016 @ 6:15 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Castro (c. 29 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ancud (c. 28 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castro, Calbuco, Ancud (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km NW of Ancud, Chile. This data 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 -74.0542° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -41.6855° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km NW of Ancud, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-05 18:15:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-05 18:50:07 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 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 0.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us1000604v Id of event.
Event Code 1000604v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000604v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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