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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 11 km SE of Pucon, Chile

Earthquake location -39.3495S, -71.8536WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pucon in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009p84. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p84. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.27 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 10:00:51 / June 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.8536° West, latitude -39.3495° South, depth = 113.27 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:00:51 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lautaro, San Martín de los Andes, Junín de los Andes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Martín de los Andes (c. 23 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Loncoche (c. 15 600 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 11 km SE of Pucon, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.8536° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -39.3495° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SE of Pucon, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-23 10:00:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-23 10:35:36 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 385 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 0.376 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us20009p84 Id of event.
Event Code 20009p84 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009p84, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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