A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 298.81 km, -66.2996° West, -22.5307° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:14:22 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 298.81 km (186 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006mhf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mhf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 19:14:22 / September 6, 2016 @ 7:14 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villazón, La Quiaca, Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 65 km WNW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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