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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Cartagena in Chile

Earthquake location -33.5271S, -71.5477WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cartagena in Chile on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.88 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:43:28 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.88 km, -71.5477° West, -33.5271° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 09:43:28 / February 12, 2021 @ 9:43 am. Event id: us6000dgxl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgxl.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puente Alto, Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop).

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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ENE of Cartagena, 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 -71.5477° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.5271° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km ENE of Cartagena, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-12 09:43:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-12 10:06:46 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 4.1 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 287 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 0.417 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us6000dgxl Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgxl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgxl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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