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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Abra Pampa in Argentina



Earthquake location -22.6476S, -66.369WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000atz0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000atz0. Exact location of event, depth 261.5 km, -66.369° West, -22.6476° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 17:13:46 / September 24, 2017 @ 5:13 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:13:46 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 261.5 km (162 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.6476° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 261.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km W 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 2017-09-24 17:13:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-24 17:40:43 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 1.697 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us2000atz0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000atz0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000atz0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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