A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 114 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 13:06:38 / January 31, 2017 @ 1:06 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.33 km (74 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.5326 West, latitude -29.4632 South, depth = 119.33 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:06:38 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007weu. Event ids that are associated: us10007weu.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 114 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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