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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Calama in Chile



Earthquake location -21.9482S, -68.6679WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Calama in Chile. Event id: us2000bv3i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bv3i. Global time and date of event 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 20:00:23 / November 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:00:23 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.85 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6679 West, latitude -21.9482 South, depth = 122.85 km.

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km NNE of Calama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.6679° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.9482° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km NNE of Calama, 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 20:00:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-28 00:00:35 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 234 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 0.554 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us2000bv3i Id of event.
Event Code 2000bv3i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bv3i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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