A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 292.49 km (182 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 20:25:20 / November 18, 2016 @ 8:25 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007a7d. Unique identifier: us10007a7d. The temblor was detected at 17:25:20 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.5069 West, latitude -22.81 South, depth = 292.49 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
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 six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 83 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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