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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near La Ligua in Chile

Earthquake location -32.1476S, -71.8234WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from La Ligua in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.8234° West, -32.1476° South, depth 30.39 km. Id of earthquake: us70003v83. Event ids that are associated: us70003v83. The temblor was detected at 05:33:39 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 10:33:39 / June 4, 2019 @ 10:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.39 km (19 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamanca, Hacienda La Calera, Illapel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.8234° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.1476° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km WNW of La Ligua, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-04 10:33:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-04 11:00:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 0.606 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us70003v83 Id of event.
Event Code 70003v83 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003v83, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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