A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Belen in Argentina on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 164.33 km (102 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 08:03:36 / April 28, 2016 @ 8:03 am. Exact location of event, depth 164.33 km, -66.7499° West, -28.0421° South. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:03:36 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005c4j. Unique identifier: us10005c4j.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fiambalá, Tinogasta, Andalgalá. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Every 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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 51 km SSE of Belen, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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