A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Chilecito in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.59 km (63 miles). The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:00 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100077ap. Unique identifier: us100077ap. Exact location of event, depth 100.59 km, -67.4908° West, -28.9232° South. Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 14:01:00 / November 13, 2016 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinogasta, La Rioja, Arauco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Rioja (c. 162 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km N of Chilecito, Argentina.
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