A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Caimancito in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.16 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -64.7011° West, latitude -23.534° South, depth = 20.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/15 / 2015-11-26 22:33:06 / November 26, 2015 @ 10:33 pm. Event id: us100041l8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100041l8. The temblor was reported at 19:33:06 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palpalá, San Salvador de Jujuy, San Pedro. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four 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.
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