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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Tinogasta in Argentina



Earthquake location -28.1017S, -67.3245WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. Id of earthquake: us1000776j. Event ids that are associated: us1000776j. Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 01:01:51 / November 13, 2016 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3245 West, latitude -28.1017 South, depth = 121.05 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121.05 km (75 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:01:51 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andalgalá, Arauco, Fiambalá. Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km E of Tinogasta, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3245° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.1017° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 121.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km E of Tinogasta, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-13 01:01:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-13 01:21:46 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 4.01 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 500 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 2.04 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us1000776j Id of event.
Event Code 1000776j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000776j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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