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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Mulchén in Chile

Earthquake location -37.5546S, -71.554WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Mulchén in Chile on Monday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:10 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 16:46:10 / June 8, 2020 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -71.554° West, -37.5546° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000a7x9. Event ids that are associated: us6000a7x9.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Ángeles, Mulchén (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km ENE of Mulchén, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.554° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -37.5546° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63 km ENE of Mulchén, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-08 16:46:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-08 17:23:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 234 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 0.917 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us6000a7x9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a7x9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a7x9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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