A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 90 km WSW of Vinchina, Argentina (56 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bwx. Unique identifier: us10004bwx. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:23:20 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 21:23:20 / January 6, 2016 @ 9:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.3 km (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -69.0132 West, latitude -29.1645 South, depth = 92.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km WSW of Vinchina, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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