A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes San Juan, Argentina kilometers (0 miles) from San Juan, Argentina on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qvm. Unique identifier: us10003qvm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 05:25:01 / October 23, 2015 @ 5:25 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:01 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.01 km (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 96.01 km, -68.4589° West, -29.9604° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Jáchal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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