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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near San Javier in Chile

Earthquake location -35.766S, -71.9526WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from San Javier in Chile on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.9 km (49 miles). Id of earthquake: us700039yk. Event ids that are associated: us700039yk. Exact location of event, longitude -71.9526 West, latitude -35.766 South, depth = 78.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:10 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 10:00:10 / April 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coihueco, Molina, Chillán. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 25 km SW of San Javier, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.9526° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -35.766° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SW of San Javier, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-21 10:00:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-21 10:20:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 371 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 0.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us700039yk Id of event.
Event Code 700039yk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700039yk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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