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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Cuesta Blanca in Argentina

Earthquake location -31.3606S, -64.7598WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cuesta Blanca in Argentina on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -64.7598° West, -31.3606° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 09:43:13 / January 29, 2021 @ 9:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:43:13 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dcun. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcun.

Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Córdoba (c. 1 428 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Villa Carlos Paz (c. 69 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Alta Gracia (c. 40 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cruz del Eje (c. 28 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Dolores (c. 28 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jesús María (c. 26 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Río Segundo, Santa Rosa de Calamuchita, Monte Cristo.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NW of Cuesta Blanca, Argentina.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7598° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.3606° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km NW of Cuesta Blanca, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-29 09:43:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-29 13:49:29 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 246 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 3.358 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us6000dcun Id of event.
Event Code 6000dcun An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dcun, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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