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Moderate earthquake 5.8 mag, 35 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile

Earthquake location -33.3594S, -70.2208WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Ñuñoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2s4. Id of event: us7000d2s4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.82 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 110.82 km, -70.2208° West, -33.3594° South. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:07:45 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:07:45 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quilpué, Villa Alemana, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 35 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.2208° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.3594° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km ENE of Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-24 00:07:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-24 00:28:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 38 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.054 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 538 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 0.086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us7000d2s4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000d2s4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d2s4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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