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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Lebu in Chile

Earthquake location -37.2352S, -74.3681WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Lebu in Chile on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 07:36:17 / June 12, 2019 @ 7:36 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:17 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003yf1. Unique identifier: us70003yf1. 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 27.27 km (17 miles). Exact location, longitude -74.3681° West, latitude -37.2352° South, depth = 27.27 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arauco, Lebu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Arauco (c. 24 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lebu (c. 22 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 76 km WNW of Lebu, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.3681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -37.2352° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km WNW of Lebu, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-12 07:36:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-08 09:28:26 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 284 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 1.061 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us70003yf1 Id of event.
Event Code 70003yf1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003yf1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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