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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near San Antonio de los Cobres in Argentina



Earthquake location -24.052S, -67.2927WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 100 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008u6b. Unique identifier: us10008u6b. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2927 West, latitude -24.052 South, depth = 225.46 km. The temblor was detected at 16:24:57 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 225.46 km (140 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 19:24:57 / May 22, 2017 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: 100 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2927° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.052° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 225.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100km W 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 2017-05-22 19:24:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-22 21:05:23 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 1.364 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008u6b Id of event.
Event Code 10008u6b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008u6b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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