A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. The temblor was reported at 22:53:12 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005zae. Unique identifier: us20005zae. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.07 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 01:53:12 / May 31, 2016 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6579 West, latitude -27.5989 South, depth = 27.07 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Andalgalá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km W of Andalgala, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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