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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Rengo in Chile

Earthquake location -34.462S, -70.719WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Rengo in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.9 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:33:20 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 14:33:20 / June 6, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -70.719° West, -34.462° South, depth 101.9 km. Event id: us20009kx9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kx9.

Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Paine (c. 32 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Molina, Buin, Rauco.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km ESE of Rengo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.719° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.462° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ESE of Rengo, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-06 14:33:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-06 14:50:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 246 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 0.33 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 us20009kx9 Id of event.
Event Code 20009kx9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009kx9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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