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Strong earthquake, 6.4 mag has occurred near Zonda in Argentina

Earthquake location -31.6428S, -68.7645WA earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 115.79 km, -68.7645° West, -31.6428° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 20:57:43 / November 20, 2016 @ 8:57 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:57:43 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.79 km (72 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007az5. Id of event: us10007az5.

Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Martín (c. 10 100 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio.

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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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: 10 km SSW of Zonda, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7645° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.6428° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW of Zonda, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-20 20:57:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-20 21:16:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 45 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.09 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 652 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 0.118 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwp The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007az5 Id of event.
Event Code 10007az5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007az5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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