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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near San Antonio de los Cobres in Argentina



Earthquake location -23.9972S, -66.6344WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (25 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 12:24:06 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.6344 West, latitude -23.9972 South, depth = 204.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 15:24:06 / November 7, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 204.34 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007626. Id of event: us10007626.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 40 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 -66.6344° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -23.9972° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 204.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km 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 2016-11-07 15:24:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-07 15:42:35 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 1.758 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10007626 Id of event.
Event Code 10007626 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007626, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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