A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 08:50:16 / October 1, 2015 @ 8:50 am. The temblor was detected at 05:50:16 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 143.48 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10003jfs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jfs. Exact location of event, depth 143.48 km, -66.4071° West, -27.8917° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Arauco. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Cocha (c. 7 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 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 eight 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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