A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Belen in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 16:48:35 / November 6, 2016 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:48:35 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7146° West, latitude -27.9803° South, depth = 163.94 km. Unique identifier: us100075vh. Ids that are associated to the event: us100075vh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163.94 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fiambalá, Tinogasta, Arauco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km SE of Belen, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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