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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 11 km WSW of Villarrica, Chile

Earthquake location -39.3373S, -72.342WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Villarrica in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -72.342° West, -39.3373° South, depth 89.33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 13:44:07 / June 8, 2019 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 89.33 km (56 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003x7p. Unique identifier: us70003x7p. The temblor was reported at 09:44:07 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carahue, Valdivia, Las Animas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Valdivia (c. 133 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Las Animas (c. 30 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop). Close 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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 WSW of Villarrica, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.342° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -39.3373° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WSW of Villarrica, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-08 13:44:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-08 17:02:59 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 3.8 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 340 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 0.294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us70003x7p Id of event.
Event Code 70003x7p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003x7p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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