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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Vallenar in Chile

Earthquake location -27.9329S, -71.5788WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgn4. Unique identifier: us7000bgn4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.52 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.5788 West, latitude -27.9329 South, depth = 11.52 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:41:04 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 16:41:04 / September 2, 2020 @ 4:41 pm.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.5788° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -27.9329° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107 km NW of Vallenar, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-02 16:41:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-02 21:55:59 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 298 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 0.521 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bgn4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bgn4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bgn4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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