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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Antofagasta in Chile

Earthquake location -22.834S, -70.9398WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile (65 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.76 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 02:58:48 / November 2, 2018 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5qd. Unique identifier: us2000i5qd. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:48 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.9398° West, latitude -22.834° South, depth = 19.76 km.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 105 km NNW of Antofagasta, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.9398° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.834° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km NNW 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 2018-11-02 02:58:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-02 03:10:00 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 312 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 0.884 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000i5qd Id of event.
Event Code 2000i5qd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i5qd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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