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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 42 km S of Antofagasta, Chile

Earthquake location -24.0276S, -70.3289WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 01:40:57 / April 11, 2018 @ 1:40 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxum. Unique identifier: us2000dxum. The temblor was reported at 21:40:57 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.11 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -70.3289 West, latitude -24.0276 South, depth = 63.11 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antofagasta (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 42 km S of Antofagasta, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3289° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.0276° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km S of Antofagasta, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-11 01:40:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-11 03:46:49 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 211 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 0.551 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us2000dxum Id of event.
Event Code 2000dxum An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dxum, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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