A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Apolinario Saravia in Argentina. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:33:45 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1597 West, latitude -24.4765 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10007936. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007936. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 22:33:45 / November 16, 2016 @ 10:33 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Quebrachal, Fraile Pintado, San Pedro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Joaquín V. González (c. 19 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Quebrachal (c. 10 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Las Lajitas (c. 9 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Apolinario Saravia (c. 8 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km WSW of Apolinario Saravia, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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