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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Tinogasta in Argentina

Earthquake location -28.3645S, -67.2427WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 17:09:56 / February 10, 2021 @ 5:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.46 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dgbj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgbj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2427 West, latitude -28.3645 South, depth = 139.46 km. The temblor was reported at 17:09:56 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chilecito, Fiambalá, Arauco.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SE of Tinogasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2427° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.3645° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 139.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km SE of Tinogasta, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-10 17:09:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-10 17:54:19 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 2.263 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 103 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 us6000dgbj Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgbj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgbj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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