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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Diego de Almagro in Chile

Earthquake location -25.7329S, -69.6147WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Diego de Almagro in Chile. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:26 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 13:56:26 / July 26, 2020 @ 1:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -69.6147° West, -25.7329° South, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us6000b4e3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4e3.

Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Diego de Almagro (c. 18 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Taltal (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taltal, Diego de Almagro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 82 km NNE of Diego de Almagro, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.6147° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -25.7329° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82 km NNE of Diego de Almagro, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-26 13:56:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-26 14:39:43 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 326 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 0.977 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us6000b4e3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b4e3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b4e3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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