A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Zonda in Argentina on Monday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:41:54 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 21:41:54 / November 28, 2016 @ 9:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.732 West, latitude -31.614 South, depth = 107 km. Event id: us10007czn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007czn.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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