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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Los Andes in Chile

Earthquake location -32.6928S, -70.1439WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Los Andes in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 22:27:31 / November 22, 2019 @ 10:27 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 108.32 km (67 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:27:31 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -70.1439 West, latitude -32.6928 South, depth = 108.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006bz9. Unique identifier: us70006bz9.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ligua, Quillota, Hacienda La Calera. Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Los Andes (c. 56 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lampa (c. 29 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km ENE of Los Andes, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.1439° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.6928° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km ENE of Los Andes, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-22 22:27:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-22 22:50:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 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 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 420 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 0.35 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 us70006bz9 Id of event.
Event Code 70006bz9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006bz9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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