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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile

Earthquake location -33.3231S, -70.3612WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 16:11:32 / December 8, 2018 @ 4:11 pm. Exact location, longitude -70.3612° West, latitude -33.3231° South, depth = 100.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000i538. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i538. The temblor was reported at 12:11:32 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.56 km (62 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, Graneros, Melipilla.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km NE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3612° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.3231° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-08 16:11:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-07 15:07:10 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 0.053 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us1000i538 Id of event.
Event Code 1000i538 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i538, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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