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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near San Antonio de los Cobres in Argentina

Earthquake location -24.4393S, -66.9576WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (43 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 02:35:57 / February 1, 2020 @ 2:35 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:35:57 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9576° West, -24.4393° South, depth 158.3 km. Unique identifier: us60007lwh. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007lwh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.3 km (98 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. 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: 69 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9576° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.4393° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 158.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km 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 2020-02-01 02:35:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-01 02:55:10 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 416 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 1.856 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us60007lwh Id of event.
Event Code 60007lwh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007lwh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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