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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Andalgala in Argentina

Earthquake location -27.9802S, -66.5876WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. Global time and date of event 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 15:15:42 / November 9, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:15:42 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.5876 West, latitude -27.9802 South, depth = 164.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 164.12 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hps3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hps3.

Epicenter of the event was 96 km (59 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinogasta, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Arauco.

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km SSW of Andalgala, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.5876° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -27.9802° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 164.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km SSW of Andalgala, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-09 15:15:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-09 15:27:49 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 340 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 3.254 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us1000hps3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hps3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hps3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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