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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Neuquen, Argentina



Earthquake location -36.9537S, -71.0785WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Neuquen, Argentina kilometers (0 miles) from Neuquen, Argentina. Unique identifier: us20009vz2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009vz2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:05:39 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 13:05:39 / July 13, 2017 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.0785 West, latitude -36.9537 South, depth = 125.87 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.87 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chos Malal, Coihueco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Chos Malal (c. 11 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coihueco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Neuquen, Argentina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.0785° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -36.9537° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 125.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Neuquen, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-13 13:05:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 20:05:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us20009vz2 Id of event.
Event Code 20009vz2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009vz2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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