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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 10 km NNW of Chicureo Abajo, Chile

Earthquake location -33.1884S, -70.6785WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Chicureo Abajo in Chile on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000csun. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000csun. The temblor was reported at 06:28:31 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.6785° West, latitude -33.1884° South, depth = 91.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 06:28:31 / December 21, 2020 @ 6:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.04 km (57 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Melipilla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNW of Chicureo Abajo, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.6785° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.1884° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km NNW of Chicureo Abajo, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-21 06:28:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-21 07:20:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 286 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 0.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 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 us7000csun Id of event.
Event Code 7000csun An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000csun, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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