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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, Jujuy, Argentina

Earthquake location -22.6273S, -66.1658WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Jujuy, Argentina kilometers (0 miles) from Jujuy, Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 22:07:51 / November 23, 2020 @ 10:07 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.1658° West, latitude -22.6273° South, depth = 252.38 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:51 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 252.38 km (157 miles). Event id: us6000crt3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crt3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villazón, La Quiaca, Abra Pampa.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Jujuy, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.1658° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.6273° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 252.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Jujuy, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-23 22:07:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-23 23:00:16 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 326 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 1.885 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000crt3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000crt3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000crt3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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