A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us200065dq. Ids that are associated to the event: us200065dq. The temblor was picked up at 10:30:05 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 158.57 km, -68.6574° West, -31.4937° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 158.57 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/16 / 2016-06-19 13:30:05 / June 19, 2016 @ 1:30 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NE of Zonda, Argentina.
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