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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near San Antonio de los Cobres in Argentina

Earthquake location -24.3654S, -67.0674WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (48 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us7000di85. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000di85. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0674 West, latitude -24.3654 South, depth = 160.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 21:54:37 / March 11, 2021 @ 9:54 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:54:37 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.43 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 77 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0674° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.3654° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 160.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-11 21:54:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-11 22:13:08 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 416 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 1.737 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us7000di85 Id of event.
Event Code 7000di85 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000di85, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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