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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Chilecito in Argentina

Earthquake location -29.1804S, -67.7042WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chilecito in Argentina. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 13:23:17 / November 3, 2019 @ 1:23 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.3 km (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7042° West, -29.1804° South, depth 110.3 km. Unique identifier: us700062je. Ids that are associated to the event: us700062je. The temblor was detected at 10:23:17 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from La Rioja (c. 162 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arauco, La Rioja, Chilecito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km W of Chilecito, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.7042° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -29.1804° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km W of Chilecito, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-03 13:23:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-03 13:44:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 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 3.962 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 500 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 2.227 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us700062je Id of event.
Event Code 700062je An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700062je, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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