A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 107 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:28:50 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100049x6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100049x6. 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: 27/12/15 / 2015-12-27 12:28:50 / December 27, 2015 @ 12:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 195 km (121 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7444 West, latitude -23.1601 South, depth = 195 km.
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 fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 107 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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