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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near San Antonio de los Cobres in Argentina

Earthquake location -23.9946S, -66.728WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (30 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 195.5 km (121 miles). Event id: us200064v1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200064v1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/16 / 2016-06-11 21:08:19 / June 11, 2016 @ 9:08 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:08:19 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.728 West, latitude -23.9946 South, depth = 195.5 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.728° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -23.9946° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 195.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km WNW 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 2016-06-11 21:08:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-30 04:42:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 2.433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us200064v1 Id of event.
Event Code 200064v1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200064v1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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