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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Lebu in Chile



Earthquake location -38.117S, -74.014WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Lebu in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 20:10:01 / June 19, 2017 @ 8:10 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:10:01 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 23.1 km, -74.014° West, -38.117° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.1 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nm8. Id of event: us20009nm8.

Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Lebu, Cañete. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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: 64 km SSW of Lebu, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -38.117° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SSW of Lebu, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-19 20:10:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-20 13:37:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 298 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 0.4 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 mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009nm8 Id of event.
Event Code 20009nm8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nm8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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