A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Pedro in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 07:19:00 / October 6, 2016 @ 7:19 am. Id of earthquake: us20007gu5. Event ids that are associated: us20007gu5. The temblor was reported at 04:19:00 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7165° West, -28.118° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Santiago del Estero (c. 354 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Termas de Río Hondo (c. 27 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Cocha (c. 7 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Cocha, Graneros, Clodomira.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km ESE of San Pedro, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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