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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile

Earthquake location -33.311S, -70.3431WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Villa Presidente Frei in Nunoa in Santiago in Chile in Chile on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70003mx8. Event ids that are associated: us70003mx8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:25 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.23 km (61 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -70.3431 West, latitude -33.311 South, depth = 98.23 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 02:52:25 / May 18, 2019 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Limache, Graneros, Melipilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop).

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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 27 km NE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3431° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.311° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NE of Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-18 02:52:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-18 03:46:26 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 271 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 0.045 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us70003mx8 Id of event.
Event Code 70003mx8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003mx8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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