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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near San Antonio de los Cobres in Argentina

Earthquake location -24.3873S, -67.2168WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (58 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 15:46:48 / September 10, 2018 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000hbxe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbxe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 180.39 km (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:46:48 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2168° West, -24.3873° South, depth 180.39 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2168° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.3873° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km WSW 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 2018-09-10 15:46:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-10 16:23:29 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 298 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 1.679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us2000hbxe Id of event.
Event Code 2000hbxe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hbxe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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