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Strong earthquake, 6.6 mag was detected near Pocito in Argentina

Earthquake location -32S, -68.7WA earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Pocito in Argentina on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.7° West, -32° South, depth 11 km. The temblor was reported at 02:46:19 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt21019000, at00qn5ud7. Id of event: at00qn5ud7. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 02:46:19 / January 19, 2021 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pocito in Argentina (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Martín, Calingasta, Mendoza. Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km SSW of Pocito, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -32° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km SSW of Pocito, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-19 02:46:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-19 02:54:14 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 1 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 670 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86.399993088001 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00qn5ud7 Id of event.
Event Code 00qn5ud7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt21019000,at00qn5ud7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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