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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 12 km SW of San Clemente, Chile

Earthquake location -35.6405S, -71.5689WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Clemente in Chile on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g68n. Id of event: us1000g68n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 07:06:04 / August 10, 2018 @ 7:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5689 West, latitude -35.6405 South, depth = 86.27 km. The temblor was reported at 03:06:04 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.27 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Teno, Constitución, Rauco. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop).

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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 12 km SW of San Clemente, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.5689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -35.6405° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SW of San Clemente, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-10 07:06:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-10 07:26:24 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 0.173 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us1000g68n Id of event.
Event Code 1000g68n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g68n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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