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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 93 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina

Earthquake location -29.5449S, -69.2872WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from San Jose de Jachal in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.87 km (70 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:53:28 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a194. Unique identifier: us2000a194. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2872 West, latitude -29.5449 South, depth = 111.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 11:53:28 / July 26, 2017 @ 11:53 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Jáchal. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 93 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.2872° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -29.5449° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 111.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-26 11:53:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-26 12:19:04 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 326 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 0.823 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us2000a194 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a194 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a194, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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