A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from El Hoyo in Argentina on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us10006uiv. Event ids that are associated: us10006uiv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.4593 West, latitude -27.1029 South, depth = 567.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:38:13 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.95 km (353 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 16:38:13 / October 2, 2016 @ 4:38 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Campo Gallo (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suncho Corral, Clodomira, Campo Gallo.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km WSW of El Hoyo, Argentina.
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