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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Iquique in Chile

Earthquake location -21.0934S, -70.6338WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 109 km SSW of Iquique, Chile (68 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 03:23:46 / February 20, 2021 @ 3:23 am. Exact location, longitude -70.6338° West, latitude -21.0934° South, depth = 43.48 km. Event id: us6000djkc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djkc. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:23:46 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.48 km (27 miles).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km SSW of Iquique, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.6338° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.0934° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 109 km SSW of Iquique, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-20 03:23:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-20 05:49:34 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 188 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 0.674 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000djkc Id of event.
Event Code 6000djkc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000djkc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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