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Strong earthquake 6.5 mag, 106 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile

Earthquake location -34.276S, -72.446WA earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Santa Cruz in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -72.446° West, -34.276° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Santa Cruz in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 18:28:04 / August 1, 2019 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:28:04 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19213000. Id of event: pt19213000.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Melipilla, San Vicente, Rauco. Event epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 131 km (81 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Constitución (c. 37 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 33 300 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from San Vicente (c. 22 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Rauco (c. 8 600 pop).

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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.446° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -34.276° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km WNW of Santa Cruz, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-01 18:28:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-01 18:36:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 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 1 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 658 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89.999992800001 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt19213000 Id of event.
Event Code 19213000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19213000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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