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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Machali in Chile

Earthquake location -34.3361S, -70.6044WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Machali in Chile on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdw6. Unique identifier: us1000jdw6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 22:14:16 / March 11, 2019 @ 10:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -70.6044 West, latitude -34.3361 South, depth = 105.14 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:14:16 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.14 km (65 miles).

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago, Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Rauco. Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen 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.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SSE of Machali, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.6044° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.3361° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSE of Machali, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-11 22:14:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-11 22:56:35 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 326 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 0.346 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us1000jdw6 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jdw6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jdw6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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