A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Jose de Jachal in Argentina on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fit. Unique identifier: us10004fit. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.82 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 08:43:44 / January 19, 2016 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:43:44 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -69.1684° West, -29.7248° South, depth 111.82 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Jáchal. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 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 two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 70 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina.
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