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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Valparaíso in Chile

Earthquake location -33.0909S, -72.2715WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Valparaíso in Chile on Friday. The temblor was reported at 10:48:37 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.79 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -72.2715 West, latitude -33.0909 South, depth = 24.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000diw0. Unique identifier: us6000diw0. Global time and date of event 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 10:48:37 / February 19, 2021 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, Villa Alemana, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km W of Valparaíso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.2715° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.0909° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60 km W of Valparaíso, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-19 10:48:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-19 11:12:36 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 298 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 0.536 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us6000diw0 Id of event.
Event Code 6000diw0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000diw0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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