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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Apolinario Saravia in Argentina

Earthquake location -24.4765S, -64.1597WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Apolinario Saravia in Argentina. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). The temblor was picked up at 19:33:45 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1597 West, latitude -24.4765 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10007936. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007936. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 22:33:45 / November 16, 2016 @ 10:33 pm.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Quebrachal, Fraile Pintado, San Pedro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Joaquín V. González (c. 19 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Quebrachal (c. 10 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Las Lajitas (c. 9 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Apolinario Saravia (c. 8 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km WSW of Apolinario Saravia, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.1597° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.4765° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km WSW of Apolinario Saravia, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-16 22:33:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-16 22:58:04 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 259 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 4.738 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us10007936 Id of event.
Event Code 10007936 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007936, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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