A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.86 km (67 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -69.3905 West, latitude -31.3832 South, depth = 107.86 km. The temblor was reported at 04:53:31 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 07:53:31 / March 26, 2016 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005cjy. Event ids that are associated: us20005cjy.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Lucía, San Martín, Pocito (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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