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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Putre in Chile



Earthquake location -18.2424S, -69.6001WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Putre in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 02:25:11 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 136.25 km (85 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzfd. Unique identifier: us2000dzfd. Exact location of event, longitude -69.6001 West, latitude -18.2424 South, depth = 136.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 06:25:11 / April 13, 2018 @ 6:25 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SW of Putre, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.6001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -18.2424° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 136.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW 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 2018-04-13 06:25:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-13 06:36:50 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 284 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 0.127 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us2000dzfd Id of event.
Event Code 2000dzfd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dzfd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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