A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Mendoza in Argentina on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008hpf. Event ids that are associated: us20008hpf. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:25:14 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 19:25:14 / February 4, 2017 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.23 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6479 West, latitude -33.1068 South, depth = 11.23 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendoza (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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