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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Valparaiso in Chile

Earthquake location -32.8843S, -72.1247WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 11:24:02 / July 8, 2019 @ 11:24 am. 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 22.95 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:24:02 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1247 West, latitude -32.8843 South, depth = 22.95 km. Id of earthquake: us70004enk. Event ids that are associated: us70004enk.

Nearby 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 Cartagena, Hacienda La Calera, Quillota. Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).

Each 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km WNW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.1247° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.8843° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km WNW of Valparaiso, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-08 11:24:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-08 21:35:14 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 3.1 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 259 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 0.432 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 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 us70004enk Id of event.
Event Code 70004enk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004enk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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