A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 51.32 km, -65.1367° West, -24.0782° South. Id of earthquake: us10005jl8. Event ids that are associated: us10005jl8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 23:28:53 / May 16, 2016 @ 11:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.32 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:28:53 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palma Sola, Salta, Yuto (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Salta (c. 512 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NE of San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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