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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Valparaíso in Chile

Earthquake location -32.8248S, -72.1097WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Valparaíso in Chile on Monday. Id of earthquake: us7000c96u. Event ids that are associated: us7000c96u. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.43 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 08:09:35 / November 2, 2020 @ 8:09 am. The temblor was reported at 08:09:35 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.1097° West, latitude -32.8248° South, depth = 18.43 km.

The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Limache, Quillota.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 50 km WNW of Valparaíso, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.1097° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.8248° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km WNW of Valparaíso, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-02 08:09:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-06 12:39:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 222 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 0.443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us7000c96u Id of event.
Event Code 7000c96u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c96u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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