A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 245.18 km (152 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5036 West, latitude -22.9849 South, depth = 245.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 05:06:28 / October 10, 2015 @ 5:06 am. The temblor was detected at 02:06:28 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003mn2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mn2.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 87 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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