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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 23 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile

Earthquake location -33.2012S, -71.7971WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70007qtj. Event ids that are associated: us70007qtj. Exact location, longitude -71.7971° West, latitude -33.2012° South, depth = 28.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.85 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:37 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:41:37 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Hacienda La Calera, Quillota (min 5000 pop).

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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.7971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.2012° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SW of Valparaiso, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-15 03:41:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-15 10:19:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 189 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 0.222 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007qtj Id of event.
Event Code 70007qtj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007qtj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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