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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile

Earthquake location -33.5015S, -69.9309WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 06:02:53 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.46 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bvtq. Id of event: us2000bvtq. Exact location of earthquake, -69.9309° West, -33.5015° South, depth 119.46 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 10:02:53 / November 29, 2017 @ 10:02 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Andes, Graneros, Talagante (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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: 60 km E of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.9309° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.5015° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km E of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-29 10:02:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-29 10:35:02 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 326 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 0.091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us2000bvtq Id of event.
Event Code 2000bvtq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bvtq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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