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Earthquake: M 4.7 quake strikes near Melipilla in Chile

Earthquake location -33.6362S, -71.1744WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Melipilla in Chile. The temblor was reported at 02:19:45 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 81.42 km (51 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-15 05:19:45 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -71.1744 West, latitude -33.6362 South, depth 81.42 km.

Close countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Llaillay, Rengo.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.1744° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.6362° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNE of Melipilla, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-15 05:19:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-15 05:29:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 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 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 341 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 0.377 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 usc000tfxr Id of event.
Event Code c000tfxr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tfxr A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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