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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 43 km SSE of Tinogasta, Argentina

Earthquake location -28.4234S, -67.3869WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 128.52 km, -67.3869° West, -28.4234° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:02 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000415w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000415w. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 16:58:02 / June 15, 2019 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 128.52 km (80 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Chilecito, Arauco (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SSE of Tinogasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3869° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.4234° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 128.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km SSE of Tinogasta, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-15 16:58:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-15 17:12:14 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 354 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 2.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us6000415w Id of event.
Event Code 6000415w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000415w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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