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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 24 km NE of Los Angeles, Chile

Earthquake location -37.3184S, -72.1517WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Los Angeles in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -72.1517 West, latitude -37.3184 South, depth = 110.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095d6. Id of event: us100095d6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 21:38:06 / June 29, 2017 @ 9:38 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:38:06 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 110.14 km (68 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiguayante, Coihueco, Chillán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Nacimiento (c. 21 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 24 km NE of Los Angeles, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.1517° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -37.3184° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NE of Los Angeles, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-29 21:38:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-29 21:50:00 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 259 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 1.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us100095d6 Id of event.
Event Code 100095d6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095d6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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