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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile

Earthquake location -33.3069S, -70.2139WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j4y0. Id of event: us2000j4y0. Exact location of earthquake, -70.2139° West, -33.3069° South, depth 114.18 km. Global time and date of event 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 07:39:34 / January 17, 2019 @ 7:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.18 km (71 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:34 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llaillay, El Monte, San Felipe (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 38 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.2139° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.3069° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km ENE 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 2019-01-17 07:39:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-17 22:26:26 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 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 0.077 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us2000j4y0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j4y0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j4y0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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