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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 31 km SSE of Machali, Chile

Earthquake location -34.442S, -70.5138WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Machali in Chile on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 20:16:41 / September 5, 2018 @ 8:16 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:41 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 112.82 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h8y2. Event ids that are associated: us2000h8y2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5138 West, latitude -34.442 South, depth = 112.82 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peñaflor, La Pintana, San Bernardo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Buin (c. 55 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 31 km SSE of Machali, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.5138° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.442° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 112.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSE of Machali, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-05 20:16:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-05 20:52:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 360 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 0.413 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us2000h8y2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000h8y2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h8y2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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