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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 11 km SSW of Rancagua, Chile

Earthquake location -34.2681S, -70.7935WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Rancagua in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.7935 West, latitude -34.2681 South, depth = 94.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.82 km (59 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 13:56:12 / February 11, 2019 @ 1:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jgaf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgaf. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:56:12 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Lo Prado, Santiago (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 11 km SSW of Rancagua, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.7935° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.2681° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 94.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSW of Rancagua, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-11 13:56:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-11 14:19:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 285 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 0.27 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us2000jgaf Id of event.
Event Code 2000jgaf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jgaf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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