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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Los Andes in Chile

Earthquake location -32.3605S, -70.1843WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.27 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:58:23 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 19:58:23 / December 26, 2018 @ 7:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ixsm. Id of event: us2000ixsm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.1843 West, latitude -32.3605 South, depth = 116.27 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Los Andes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 65 km NE of Los Andes, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.1843° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.3605° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km NE of Los Andes, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-26 19:58:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-26 22:51:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 234 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 0.507 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us2000ixsm Id of event.
Event Code 2000ixsm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ixsm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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