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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Talcahuano in Chile

Earthquake location -36.7215S, -73.747WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Talcahuano in Chile. Event id: us2000fu0h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fu0h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.54 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 28.54 km, -73.747° West, -36.7215° South. The temblor was detected at 11:21:29 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 16:21:29 / July 2, 2018 @ 4:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Tomé, Arauco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Talcahuano (c. 253 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Concepción (c. 215 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coronel (c. 92 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chiguayante (c. 82 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Lota (c. 49 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tomé (c. 46 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km W of Talcahuano, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.747° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -36.7215° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km W of Talcahuano, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-02 16:21:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-02 16:50:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 259 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 2.085 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197 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 us2000fu0h Id of event.
Event Code 2000fu0h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fu0h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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