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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 47 km ESE of San Pedro, Argentina

Earthquake location -28.118S, -64.7165WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Pedro in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 07:19:00 / October 6, 2016 @ 7:19 am. Id of earthquake: us20007gu5. Event ids that are associated: us20007gu5. The temblor was reported at 04:19:00 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7165° West, -28.118° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Santiago del Estero (c. 354 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Termas de Río Hondo (c. 27 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Cocha (c. 7 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Cocha, Graneros, Clodomira.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km ESE of San Pedro, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7165° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.118° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km ESE of San Pedro, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-06 07:19:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-26 12:29:23 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 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.123 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us20007gu5 Id of event.
Event Code 20007gu5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007gu5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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