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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 33 km W of Andalgala, Argentina



Earthquake location -27.5989S, -66.6579WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. The temblor was reported at 22:53:12 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005zae. Unique identifier: us20005zae. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.07 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 01:53:12 / May 31, 2016 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6579 West, latitude -27.5989 South, depth = 27.07 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Andalgalá.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km W of Andalgala, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.6579° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -27.5989° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km W of Andalgala, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-31 01:53:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-31 02:48:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 299 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 2.329 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us20005zae Id of event.
Event Code 20005zae An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005zae, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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