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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Puente Alto in Chile

Earthquake location -33.6966S, -70.3006WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Puente Alto in Chile on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 109.96 km, -70.3006° West, -33.6966° South. Event id: us6000crwl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crwl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.96 km (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:44:43 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 01:44:43 / November 24, 2020 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Rancagua (c. 212 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rengo, Melipilla, Lampa (min 5000 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 nineteen 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 quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km ESE of Puente Alto, Chile.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3006° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -33.6966° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km ESE of Puente Alto, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-24 01:44:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-24 01:57:49 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 312 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 0.048 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000crwl Id of event.
Event Code 6000crwl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000crwl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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