A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from El Hoyo in Argentina. Global time and date of event 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 16:43:49 / October 2, 2016 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:43:49 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006uiy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006uiy. Exact location, longitude -63.429° West, latitude -27.0925° South, depth = 563.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 563.68 km (350 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Campo Gallo (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suncho Corral, Clodomira, Campo Gallo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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