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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 79 km WNW of Cartagena, Chile

Earthquake location -33.3445S, -72.431WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Cartagena in Chile on Monday. The temblor was reported at 11:52:37 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aea6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aea6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 11:52:37 / June 29, 2020 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.28 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.28 km, -72.431° West, -33.3445° South.

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, San Antonio. Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 79 km WNW of Cartagena, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.431° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.3445° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79 km WNW of Cartagena, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-29 11:52:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-29 15:08:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 285 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 0.738 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us7000aea6 Id of event.
Event Code 7000aea6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aea6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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