A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from El Aguilar in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007f0t. Unique identifier: us10007f0t. Exact location of event, depth 191.41 km, -66.4589° West, -23.2068° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/16 / 2016-12-05 18:06:03 / December 5, 2016 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 191.41 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:06:03 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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