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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Puente Alto in Chile

Earthquake location -33.7593S, -70.282WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 11:35:34 / December 11, 2019 @ 11:35 am. Unique identifier: us60006q52. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006q52. Exact location of earthquake, -70.282° West, -33.7593° South, depth 114.58 km. The temblor was detected at 07:35:34 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.58 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rengo, Melipilla, Lampa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 32 km ESE of Puente Alto, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.282° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.7593° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km ESE of Puente Alto, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-11 11:35:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-11 12:22:03 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 271 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 0.016 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us60006q52 Id of event.
Event Code 60006q52 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006q52, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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