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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 19 km WNW of Pitrufquen, Chile

Earthquake location -38.9158S, -72.8558WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pitrufquen in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wn1. Id of event: us70005wn1. Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 09:36:22 / October 21, 2019 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 57.69 km, -72.8558° West, -38.9158° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:22 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.69 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panguipulli, Victoria, Pucón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km WNW of Pitrufquen, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.8558° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -38.9158° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km WNW of Pitrufquen, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-21 09:36:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-21 10:03:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 370 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 0.438 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us70005wn1 Id of event.
Event Code 70005wn1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005wn1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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