A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Caucete in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 17:52:53 / November 13, 2016 @ 5:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:52:53 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.98 km (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.2729° West, -32.0657° South, depth 128.98 km. Unique identifier: us100077cs. Ids that are associated to the event: us100077cs.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 105 km (66 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendoza, San Martín, Albardón (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 eighteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km S of Caucete, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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