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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag was detected near Quilino in Argentina

Earthquake location -29.866S, -64.4997WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Quilino in Argentina on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/15 / 2015-11-13 06:04:15 / November 13, 2015 @ 6:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003xzv. Unique identifier: us10003xzv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4997 West, latitude -29.866 South, depth = 11.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:04:15 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Cruz del Eje (c. 28 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Deán Funes (c. 20 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Recreo (c. 14 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Capilla del Monte (c. 9 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Villa Ojo de Agua (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Capilla del Monte, Cruz del Eje, Villa Ojo de Agua.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 38 km N of Quilino, Argentina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.4997° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -29.866° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km N of Quilino, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-13 06:04:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-13 06:24:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.82 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 523 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 3.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwp The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003xzv Id of event.
Event Code 10003xzv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003xzv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Michael

    WOW ! This region has been rockin’ and rollin’ for quite some time even years.

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