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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Iquique in Chile

Earthquake location -20.5155S, -69.8584WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Iquique in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 08:28:20 / June 22, 2020 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.37 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:20 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.8584 West, latitude -20.5155 South, depth = 85.37 km. Event id: us6000agrc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000agrc.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iquique. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Iquique (c. 227 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 45 km SE of Iquique, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.8584° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.5155° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km SE of Iquique, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-22 08:28:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-22 20:50:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 179 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 0.629 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us6000agrc Id of event.
Event Code 6000agrc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000agrc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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