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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Lebu in Chile

Earthquake location -37.9321S, -74.1273WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Friday. The temblor was reported at 03:29:23 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -74.1273° West, -37.9321° South, depth 19.29 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 08:29:23 / January 11, 2019 @ 8:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.29 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2vr. Unique identifier: us2000j2vr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curanilahue, Cañete, Lebu. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Curanilahue (c. 30 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cañete (c. 20 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km SW of Lebu, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.1273° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -37.9321° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km SW of Lebu, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-11 08:29:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-30 11:43:57 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 298 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 1.033 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us2000j2vr Id of event.
Event Code 2000j2vr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j2vr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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