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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Anelo in Argentina



Earthquake location -38.2792S, -68.2679WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Anelo in Argentina on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2679 West, latitude -38.2792 South, depth = 18.61 km. Global time and date of event 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 01:04:29 / September 26, 2017 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:29 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000avl1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000avl1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.61 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Neuquén (c. 242 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cipolletti (c. 75 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Centenario (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Allen (c. 26 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Plottier (c. 25 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cinco Saltos (c. 19 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Allen, Senillosa, General Fernández Oro. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km E of Anelo, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.2679° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -38.2792° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km E of Anelo, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-26 01:04:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-27 22:03:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 2.818 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us2000avl1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000avl1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000avl1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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