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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Suncho Corral in Argentina

Earthquake location -28.2506S, -63.2837WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Suncho Corral in Argentina on Thursday. 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: us1000j91e. Unique identifier: us1000j91e. Global time and date of event 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 00:13:28 / March 1, 2019 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.11 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:13:28 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 566.11 km, -63.2837° West, -28.2506° South.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clodomira, Quimilí, Santiago del Estero. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 109 km (67 miles) from Santiago del Estero (c. 354 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Añatuya (c. 20 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SSE of Suncho Corral, Argentina.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.2837° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.2506° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 566.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SSE of Suncho Corral, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-01 00:13:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-01 00:27:46 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 1 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 465 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 5.378 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000j91e Id of event.
Event Code 1000j91e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000j91e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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