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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Aisen in Chile

Earthquake location -45.6255S, -76.6713WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.93 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 17:54:33 / March 16, 2019 @ 5:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -76.6713 West, latitude -45.6255 South, depth = 9.93 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:54:33 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jh45. Unique identifier: us1000jh45.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: Off the coast of Aisen, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.6713° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -45.6255° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Off the coast of Aisen, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-16 17:54:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-16 18:36:57 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 369 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 3.096 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jh45 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jh45 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jh45, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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