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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 57 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina



Earthquake location -23.9047S, -66.767WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 01:26:04 / September 4, 2016 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 188.37 km (117 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.767 West, latitude -23.9047 South, depth = 188.37 km. Id of earthquake: us10006k7v. Event ids that are associated: us10006k7v. The temblor was detected at 22:26:04 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 57 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.767° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -23.9047° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 188.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-04 01:26:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-04 01:42:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.606 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us10006k7v Id of event.
Event Code 10006k7v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006k7v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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