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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Santa Cruz in Chile



Earthquake location -34.7331S, -71.8514WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -71.8514 West, latitude -34.7331 South, depth = 40.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 07:43:47 / June 29, 2017 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:47 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.63 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10009558. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009558.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución, Talca, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 45 km WSW of Santa Cruz, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.8514° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.7331° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km WSW of Santa Cruz, 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 07:43:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-01 06:10:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 0.283 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 84 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 us10009558 Id of event.
Event Code 10009558 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10009558, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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