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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Antofagasta in Chile

Earthquake location -24.164S, -70.7287WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Antofagasta in Chile. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:20:01 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000hbvd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hbvd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.7287 West, latitude -24.164 South, depth = 25.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 11:20:01 / September 10, 2018 @ 11:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.76 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antofagasta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Antofagasta (c. 309 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 66 km SSW of Antofagasta, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.7287° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.164° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SSW of Antofagasta, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-10 11:20:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-10 21:10:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 222 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 0.547 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000hbvd Id of event.
Event Code 2000hbvd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hbvd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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