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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Tafí del Valle in Argentina

Earthquake location -27.0765S, -65.8624WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tafí del Valle in Argentina on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:32:51 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4ah. Unique identifier: us6000b4ah. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 07:32:51 / July 26, 2020 @ 7:32 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.08 km (33 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.8624 West, latitude -27.0765 South, depth = 53.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Miguel de Tucumán (c. 781 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yerba Buena (c. 50 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tafí Viejo (c. 48 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Alderetes (c. 38 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Aguilares (c. 32 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Famaillá (c. 31 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Cocha, Alderetes, Graneros.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSW of Tafí del Valle, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.8624° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -27.0765° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29 km SSW of Tafí del Valle, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-26 07:32:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-26 08:23:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 2.925 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us6000b4ah Id of event.
Event Code 6000b4ah An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b4ah, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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