A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi in Argentina on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 23:23:57 / September 5, 2016 @ 11:23 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:23:57 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006kq9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006kq9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 537.61 km (334 miles). Exact location of event, depth 537.61 km, -63.8072° West, -22.9404° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Tartagal, Embarcación. Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 38 km S of General Enrique Mosconi, Argentina.
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