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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Chimbarongo in Chile

Earthquake location -34.8403S, -70.6847WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Chimbarongo in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.17 km (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 07:57:30 / June 27, 2020 @ 7:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6847 West, latitude -34.8403 South, depth = 104.17 km. The temblor was reported at 07:57:30 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000aczj. Event ids that are associated: us7000aczj.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Graneros, Rancagua, Machalí. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km ESE of Chimbarongo, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.6847° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.8403° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km ESE of Chimbarongo, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-27 07:57:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-15 08:29:19 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 246 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 0.092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us7000aczj Id of event.
Event Code 7000aczj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aczj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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