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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Panguipulli in Chile

Earthquake location -40.1683S, -72.1379WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Panguipulli in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 132.1 km (82 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:46:15 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1379° West, -40.1683° South, depth 132.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 07:46:15 / August 13, 2019 @ 7:46 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600054ff. Id of event: us600054ff. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Martín de los Andes (c. 23 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Río Bueno (c. 15 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Villa La Angostura (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Unión, Villa La Angostura, Río Bueno.

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 61 km SSE of Panguipulli, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.1379° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -40.1683° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 132.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km SSE of Panguipulli, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-13 07:46:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-13 09:07:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 0.119 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us600054ff Id of event.
Event Code 600054ff An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600054ff, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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