A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pocito in Argentina on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:19:15 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 23:19:15 / January 28, 2016 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20004vda. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vda. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.86 km (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -68.7748° West, -31.7319° South, depth 117.86 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calingasta, Caucete, San Martín. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 18 km WSW of Pocito, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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