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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 66 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile

Earthquake location -32.2823S, -71.9112WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from La Ligua in Chile. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.378 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000myif. Unique identifier: us7000myif. The temblor was picked up at 05:59:33 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 05:59:33 / July 11, 2024 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.9112 West, latitude -32.2823 South, depth = 21.378 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quillota, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso. Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from La Ligua (c. 24 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.9112° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32.2823° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.378 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66 km WNW of La Ligua, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-11 05:59:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 06:11:25 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 284 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.771 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000myif Id of event.
Event Code 7000myif An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000myif, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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