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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca in Argentina

Earthquake location -28.5776S, -65.7189WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca in Argentina. Global time and date of event 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 09:33:52 / April 3, 2020 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70008mkk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008mkk. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:33:52 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.7189 West, latitude -28.5776 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos, Icaño, Capayán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (8 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Huillapima (c. 7 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Icaño (c. 6 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Capayán (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km SSE of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.7189° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.5776° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-03 09:33:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-03 12:01:33 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 199 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 3.486 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us70008mkk Id of event.
Event Code 70008mkk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008mkk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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