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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Villa Dolores in Argentina

Earthquake location -31.8873S, -65.114WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Villa Dolores in Argentina. The temblor was detected at 02:15:35 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 05:15:35 / June 15, 2019 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -65.114° West, latitude -31.8873° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000412x. Unique identifier: us6000412x.

Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Carlos Paz (c. 69 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Alta Gracia (c. 40 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Villa Dolores (c. 28 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Embalse (c. 15 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Merlo (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Despeñaderos, Villa Carlos Paz, Embalse (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km NE of Villa Dolores, Argentina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.114° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.8873° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Villa Dolores, 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 05:15:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-15 08:38:27 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 178 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 3.061 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000412x Id of event.
Event Code 6000412x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000412x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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