A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -66.6199° West, latitude -27.9297° South, depth = 182.84 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 22:08:55 / November 17, 2016 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:55 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 182.84 km (114 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100079nr. Id of event: us100079nr.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tinogasta, Arauco, Andalgalá. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 48 km SW of Andalgala, Argentina.
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