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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Paine in Chile

Earthquake location -33.8939S, -70.5053WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Paine in Chile on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.47 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70008w2i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008w2i. The temblor was reported at 12:02:10 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 16:02:10 / April 14, 2020 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.5053 West, latitude -33.8939 South, depth = 109.47 km.

Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Vicente, Lampa, Melipilla. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km ESE of Paine, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.5053° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.8939° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ESE of Paine, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-14 16:02:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-14 16:20:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 359 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 0.128 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008w2i Id of event.
Event Code 70008w2i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008w2i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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