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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near San Clemente in Chile

Earthquake location -35.7388S, -71.3806WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Clemente in Chile on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 23:56:24 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000j0pa. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0pa. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 03:56:24 / January 6, 2019 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.3806° West, -35.7388° South, depth 111.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 111.56 km (69 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Carlos, Rauco, Cauquenes.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 22 km SSE of San Clemente, 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 -71.3806° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -35.7388° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 111.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSE of San Clemente, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-06 03:56:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-08 22:11:11 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 0.038 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us2000j0pa Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0pa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0pa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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