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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Putre in Chile

Earthquake location -19.0739S, -69.4183WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 98 km S of Putre, Chile (61 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:52:58 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 04:52:58 / October 30, 2019 @ 4:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us600064rf. Unique identifier: us600064rf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.4183° West, -19.0739° South, depth 116.33 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 116.33 km (72 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 98 km S of Putre, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.4183° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -19.0739° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98km S of Putre, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-30 04:52:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-30 05:16:46 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 312 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 0.628 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us600064rf Id of event.
Event Code 600064rf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600064rf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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