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Moderate earthquake 5.8 mag, 33 km E of Humahuaca, Argentina

Earthquake location -23.2538S, -65.0323WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Humahuaca in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 16:40:43 / November 29, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. Exact location, longitude -65.0323° West, latitude -23.2538° South, depth = 9.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:40:43 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckx5. Id of event: us7000ckx5. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.13 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palpalá, San Pedro, Ingenio La Esperanza. Epicenter of the earthquake was 108 km (67 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km E of Humahuaca, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.0323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -23.2538° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km E of Humahuaca, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-29 16:40:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-29 17:04:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.528 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 518 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 2.912 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ckx5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ckx5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ckx5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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