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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Valparaiso in Chile



Earthquake location -32.683S, -71.99WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.99 West, latitude -32.683 South, depth = 24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:55:27 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 13:55:27 / September 25, 2017 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000aub9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aub9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles).

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, La Ligua, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km NW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.99° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.683° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NW of Valparaiso, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-25 13:55:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-25 14:41:25 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 284 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 0.92 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 us2000aub9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000aub9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aub9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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