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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near San Javier in Chile

Earthquake location -35.5754S, -71.7769WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Javier in Chile on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.7769 West, latitude -35.5754 South, depth = 77.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.9 km (48 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000csfp. Event ids that are associated: us6000csfp. Global time and date of event 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 10:58:24 / November 25, 2020 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:58:24 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Teno, San Carlos, Rauco (min 5000 pop). 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 4 km WNW of San Javier, 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 -71.7769° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -35.5754° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km WNW of San Javier, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-25 10:58:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-25 11:14:22 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 0.346 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us6000csfp Id of event.
Event Code 6000csfp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000csfp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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