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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Teno in Chile

Earthquake location -34.9596S, -71.0786WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Teno in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0w6. Id of event: us7000d0w6. Exact location of event, longitude -71.0786 West, latitude -34.9596 South, depth = 96.11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.11 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 12:24:32 / January 17, 2021 @ 12:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:24:32 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Curicó (c. 102 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Rengo (c. 38 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Molina (c. 28 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Machalí (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Machalí, Rancagua, San Javier.

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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Teno, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.0786° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.9596° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km SE of Teno, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-17 12:24:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-17 12:35:23 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 340 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 0.295 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us7000d0w6 Id of event.
Event Code 7000d0w6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d0w6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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