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Moderate earthquake 5.7 mag, 66 km ENE of Los Angeles, Chile

Earthquake location -37.3458S, -71.6183WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Los Angeles in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.99 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.6183 West, latitude -37.3458 South, depth = 86.99 km. Id of earthquake: us10008w2b. Event ids that are associated: us10008w2b. The temblor was picked up at 10:57:54 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 14:57:54 / May 29, 2017 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Angol, San Carlos, Collipulli (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Los Ángeles (c. 125 400 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Angol (c. 44 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mulchén (c. 22 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nacimiento (c. 21 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cabrero (c. 18 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Laja (c. 16 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km ENE of Los Angeles, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.6183° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -37.3458° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km ENE of Los Angeles, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-29 14:57:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-29 15:23:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 44 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.08 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 522 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 1.392 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us10008w2b Id of event.
Event Code 10008w2b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008w2b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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