Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Abra Pampa in Argentina



Earthquake location -22.8484S, -66.1591WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.1591 West, latitude -22.8484 South, depth = 262.07 km. Global time and date of event 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 21:19:53 / July 25, 2017 @ 9:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 262.07 km (163 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:19:53 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a14s. Unique identifier: us2000a14s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 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 Abra Pampa.

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

Did you feel anything?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 49 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.1591° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.8484° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 262.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-25 21:19:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-11 03:24:04 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 246 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 2.551 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us2000a14s Id of event.
Event Code 2000a14s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a14s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply