A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. Id of earthquake: us1000776j. Event ids that are associated: us1000776j. Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 01:01:51 / November 13, 2016 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3245 West, latitude -28.1017 South, depth = 121.05 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121.05 km (75 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:01:51 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andalgalá, Arauco, Fiambalá. Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 24 km E of Tinogasta, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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