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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 64 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile

Earthquake location -23.1063S, -70.6325WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6325 West, latitude -23.1063 South, depth = 26.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.04 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:02:13 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 02:02:13 / September 19, 2016 @ 2:02 am. Unique identifier: us10006qrp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qrp.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop).

Each 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. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 64 km NNW of Antofagasta, 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 -70.6325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -23.1063° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-19 02:02:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-19 02:41:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 285 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 0.889 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006qrp Id of event.
Event Code 10006qrp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006qrp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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