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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Puerto Chacabuco in Chile

Earthquake location -45.572S, -76.6472WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 299 km W of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile (186 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhkg. Id of event: us7000dhkg. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:53:23 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.6472 West, latitude -45.572 South, depth = 19.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.38 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 01:53:23 / March 10, 2021 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT.

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

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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: 299 km W of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.6472° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -45.572° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 299 km W of Puerto Chacabuco, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-10 01:53:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-10 02:12:35 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 400 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 2.572 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us7000dhkg Id of event.
Event Code 7000dhkg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dhkg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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