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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Puerto Quellon in Chile

Earthquake location -43.3673S, -74.2934WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -74.2934 West, latitude -43.3673 South, depth = 22.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007mym. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mym. The temblor was picked up at 20:45:12 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 00:45:12 / December 27, 2016 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.76 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chonchi (c. 12 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chonchi, Puerto Quellón (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 61 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.2934° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -43.3673° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km 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 2016-12-27 00:45:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-27 01:01:01 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 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 0.524 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 223 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 us10007mym Id of event.
Event Code 10007mym An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007mym, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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