A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from El Hoyo in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 563.02 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100076d3. Unique identifier: us100076d3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 23:30:21 / November 8, 2016 @ 11:30 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:30:21 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 563.02 km, -63.3462° West, -27.2538° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quimilí, Beltrán, Campo Gallo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Campo Gallo (c. 5 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 27 km SSW of El Hoyo, Argentina.
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