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Strong earthquake, 6.2 mag strikes near Constitución in Chile

Earthquake location -34.6194S, -73.0759WA earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Constitución in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.14 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -73.0759 West, latitude -34.6194 South, depth = 20.14 km. Id of earthquake: us6000crcq. Event ids that are associated: us6000crcq. Global time and date of event 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 00:54:56 / November 22, 2020 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:56 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constitución (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 99 km NW of Constitución, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.0759° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.6194° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99 km NW of Constitución, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-22 00:54:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-22 01:18:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 31 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.063 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 606 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 1.019 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000crcq Id of event.
Event Code 6000crcq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000crcq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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