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Light earthquake 4 mag, 115 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina



Earthquake location -24.1406S, -67.4492WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 115 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (71 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:22:16 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 216.95 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aqck. Unique identifier: us2000aqck. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4492 West, latitude -24.1406 South, depth = 216.95 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 22:22:16 / September 18, 2017 @ 10:22 pm.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.4492° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.1406° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 216.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km 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 2017-09-18 22:22:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-18 22:54:04 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 1.359 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 228 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 us2000aqck Id of event.
Event Code 2000aqck An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aqck, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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