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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Puerto Quellon in Chile



Earthquake location -43.2944S, -74.4002WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007mnx. Unique identifier: us10007mnx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.51 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:17:00 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 15:17:00 / December 25, 2016 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.4002 West, latitude -43.2944 South, depth = 23.51 km.

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chonchi, Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 66 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, 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 -74.4002° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -43.2944° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-25 15:17:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-26 21:21:57 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 4.1 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 0.567 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 us10007mnx Id of event.
Event Code 10007mnx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007mnx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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