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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Ollagüe in Chile

Earthquake location -21.4077S, -68.1774WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 km SSE of Ollagüe, Chile (13 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:49 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/24 / 2024-06-29 03:51:49 / June 29, 2024 @ 3:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n92z. Id of event: us6000n92z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.1774 West, latitude -21.4077 South, depth = 180.598 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 180.598 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 21 km SSE of Ollagüe, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.1774° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.4077° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.598 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21 km SSE 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 2024-06-29 03:51:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-29 21:45:39 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 298 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.275 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us6000n92z Id of event.
Event Code 6000n92z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n92z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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