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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Putre in Chile



Earthquake location -17.6084S, -69.3982WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Putre in Chile. Id of earthquake: us2000bv2n. Event ids that are associated: us2000bv2n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 162.09 km (101 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:19:32 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 19:19:32 / November 27, 2017 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.3982 West, latitude -17.6084 South, depth = 162.09 km.

Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 67 km NNE of Putre, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.3982° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.6084° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 162.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km NNE of Putre, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-27 19:19:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-27 19:35:34 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 354 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 0.08 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bv2n Id of event.
Event Code 2000bv2n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bv2n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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