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Light earthquake 4 mag, 93 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

Earthquake location -23.8009S, -67.1133WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 93 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 16:34:22 / March 10, 2020 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 175.82 km, -67.1133° West, -23.8009° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:34:22 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 175.82 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60008f5v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f5v.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1133° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -23.8009° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 175.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km WNW 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 2020-03-10 16:34:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-16 18:18:25 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 246 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 1.293 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us60008f5v Id of event.
Event Code 60008f5v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008f5v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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