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Strong earthquake, 6.8 mag was detected near Corral in Chile

Earthquake location -39.3S, -75WA earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 149 km WNW of Corral, Chile (93 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:39:20 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: at00qm0phj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20362000, at00qm0phj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -75° West, -39.3° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Corral in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 21:39:20 / December 27, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 149 km WNW of Corral, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -39.3° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 149 km WNW of Corral, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-27 21:39:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-27 21:50:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 713 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 2.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154.799987616 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 at00qm0phj Id of event.
Event Code 00qm0phj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20362000,at00qm0phj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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