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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 67 km S of Ollagüe, Chile

Earthquake location -21.8373S, -68.2857WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Ollagüe in Chile. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/24 / 2024-06-15 08:35:09 / June 15, 2024 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 110.144 km, -68.2857° West, -21.8373° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 110.144 km (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000msmf. Id of event: us7000msmf. The temblor was detected at 08:35:09 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Calama (c. 143 100 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 Calama.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 67 km S of Ollagüe, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.2857° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.8373° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110.144 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67 km S of Ollagüe, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-15 08:35:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-15 10:03:07 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 326 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us7000msmf Id of event.
Event Code 7000msmf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000msmf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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