A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Martin in Argentina on Friday. Event id: us10004ga5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ga5. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0636 West, latitude -32.4776 South, depth = 98.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.89 km (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:03:58 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 07:03:58 / January 22, 2016 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueve de Julio, Caucete, Mendoza. Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nueve de Julio (c. 7 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km NNE of San Martin, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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