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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near La Ligua in Chile

Earthquake location -32.2673S, -71.6906WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.03 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:19:18 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.6906° West, latitude -32.2673° South, depth = 27.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 20:19:18 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:19 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000aheq. Event ids that are associated: us6000aheq.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valparaíso, Illapel, Viña del Mar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Illapel (c. 22 800 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-two 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: 47 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.6906° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.2673° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-23 20:19:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-23 22:45:55 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 222 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 0.443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000aheq Id of event.
Event Code 6000aheq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000aheq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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