A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 115.79 km, -68.7645° West, -31.6428° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 20:57:43 / November 20, 2016 @ 8:57 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:57:43 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.79 km (72 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007az5. Id of event: us10007az5.
Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Martín (c. 10 100 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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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: 10 km SSW of Zonda, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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