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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Nueve de Julio in Argentina

Earthquake location -31.7999S, -68.346WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Nueve de Julio in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:28:03 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 18:28:03 / June 25, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.346° West, latitude -31.7999° South, depth = 116.88 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abgr. Id of event: us7000abgr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.88 km (73 miles).

Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Albardón, San Martín, Chimbas.

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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Nueve de Julio, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.346° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.7999° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km SSE of Nueve de Julio, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-25 18:28:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-25 20:26:24 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 298 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 0.384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us7000abgr Id of event.
Event Code 7000abgr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000abgr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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