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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Valparaiso in Chile

Earthquake location -32.9709S, -72.1168WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1168 West, latitude -32.9709 South, depth = 14.75 km. The temblor was reported at 21:18:26 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000gb0a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gb0a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 02:18:26 / July 22, 2018 @ 2:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.75 km (9 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Quillota. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 46 km W of Valparaiso, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.1168° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.9709° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km W of Valparaiso, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-22 02:18:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-22 23:21:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 0.802 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us2000gb0a Id of event.
Event Code 2000gb0a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gb0a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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