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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near San Carlos in Argentina

Earthquake location -30.9938S, -65.3686WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Carlos in Argentina on Friday. The temblor was detected at 13:45:37 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 13:45:37 / June 26, 2020 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.26 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3686 West, latitude -30.9938 South, depth = 191.26 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ac5z. Event ids that are associated: us7000ac5z.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Carlos Paz, Cosquín, Mina Clavero. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (59 miles) from Villa Carlos Paz (c. 69 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cruz del Eje (c. 28 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cosquín (c. 19 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from La Falda (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Capilla del Monte (c. 9 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Villa de Soto (c. 7 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from La Cumbre (c. 7 200 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NW of San Carlos, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.3686° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -30.9938° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 191.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 km NW of San Carlos, Argentina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-26 13:45:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-26 14:24:42 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 340 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 2.891 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us7000ac5z Id of event.
Event Code 7000ac5z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ac5z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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