A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.4 km (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 14:29:23 / January 27, 2017 @ 2:29 pm. Unique identifier: us10007vpg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007vpg. Exact location of earthquake, -69.0424° West, -31.481° South, depth 114.4 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:29:23 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Santa Lucía. Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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