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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 16 km S of San Antonio, Chile



Earthquake location -33.7421S, -71.616WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Saturday. Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 22:02:01 / September 23, 2017 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.616° West, -33.7421° South, depth 44.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.72 km (28 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atq4. Id of event: us2000atq4. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:01 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puente Alto, Santiago, Rancagua (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km S of San Antonio, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.616° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.7421° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km S of San Antonio, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-23 22:02:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 22:31:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 64 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 356 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 0.084 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 66 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000atq4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000atq4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000atq4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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