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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near San Pedro de Atacama in Chile

Earthquake location -22.8662S, -68.6572WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 15:34:37 / May 25, 2020 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6572 West, latitude -22.8662 South, depth = 120.61 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009q2v. Unique identifier: us70009q2v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:34:37 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 120.61 km (75 miles).

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calama (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 45 km W of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.6572° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.8662° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 120.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km W of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-25 15:34:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-25 16:14:36 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 259 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 0.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us70009q2v Id of event.
Event Code 70009q2v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009q2v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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