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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Puerto Montt in Chile



Earthquake location -41.3459S, -72.2645WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Puerto Montt in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -72.2645 West, latitude -41.3459 South, depth = 127.11 km. Event id: us1000avpc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avpc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:41:43 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 15:41:43 / October 22, 2017 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.11 km (79 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Bolsón, Purranque, Calbuco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Puerto Montt (c. 160 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Carlos de Bariloche (c. 95 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puerto Varas (c. 25 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Frutillar (c. 16 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Bolsón (c. 15 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Purranque (c. 13 600 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 58 km ENE of Puerto Montt, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.2645° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -41.3459° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 127.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km ENE of Puerto Montt, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-22 15:41:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-22 16:56:58 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 2.5 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 298 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 0.232 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us1000avpc Id of event.
Event Code 1000avpc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000avpc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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