A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from El Aguilar in Argentina. Exact location of event, longitude -66.2758 West, latitude -23.0089 South, depth = 246.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100073hj. Unique identifier: us100073hj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:54 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 246.94 km (153 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 13:39:54 / November 1, 2016 @ 1:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km WNW of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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