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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Machali in Chile

Earthquake location -33.9929S, -70.2985WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Machali in Chile on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:18:19 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.53 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.2985 West, latitude -33.9929 South, depth = 107.53 km. Event id: us7000346r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000346r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/19 / 2019-04-11 00:18:19 / April 11, 2019 @ 12:18 am.

The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, San Vicente, Chicureo Abajo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km ENE of Machali, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.2985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.9929° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km ENE of Machali, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-11 00:18:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-11 00:35:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 284 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 0.163 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 45 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 us7000346r Id of event.
Event Code 7000346r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000346r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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