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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near La Ligua in Chile



Earthquake location -32.162S, -71.697WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. Exact location, longitude -71.697° West, latitude -32.162° South, depth = 30.1 km. Id of earthquake: us100076s2. Event ids that are associated: us100076s2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 00:11:06 / November 11, 2016 @ 12:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.1 km (19 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:11:06 / 8:11 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 Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, Hacienda La Calera, Salamanca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 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 eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km NW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.162° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km NW 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 2016-11-11 00:11:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-11 00:26:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100076s2 Id of event.
Event Code 100076s2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076s2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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