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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 22 km ESE of Parral, Chile

Earthquake location -36.1962S, -71.58WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Parral in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -71.58° West, latitude -36.1962° South, depth = 103.75 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg5s. Id of event: us7000cg5s. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 15:46:21 / November 17, 2020 @ 3:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.75 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:46:21 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Talca (c. 197 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Chillán (c. 150 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Linares (c. 69 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cauquenes (c. 31 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Parral (c. 26 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bulnes, Talca, San Clemente.

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 22 km ESE of Parral, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.58° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -36.1962° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 103.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km ESE of Parral, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-17 15:46:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-17 16:25:49 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 259 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 0.452 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cg5s Id of event.
Event Code 7000cg5s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cg5s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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