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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 4 km ENE of Temuco, Chile

Earthquake location -38.7231S, -72.5455WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Temuco in Chile. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 21:42:26 / January 24, 2021 @ 9:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:42:26 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.5455° West, latitude -38.7231° South, depth = 61.66 km. Unique identifier: us7000d2zl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2zl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.66 km (38 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Collipulli, Pucón, Loncoche (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 5 km (3 miles) from Temuco (c. 238 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Victoria (c. 24 600 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Lautaro (c. 21 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Nueva Imperial (c. 18 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Collipulli (c. 16 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 4 km ENE of Temuco, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.5455° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -38.7231° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km ENE of Temuco, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-24 21:42:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-24 23:02:12 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 0.921 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 135 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 us7000d2zl Id of event.
Event Code 7000d2zl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d2zl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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