A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi in Argentina. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 07:13:35 / February 28, 2017 @ 7:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.7512 West, latitude -22.7873 South, depth = 530.64 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mvz. Id of event: us20008mvz. The temblor was detected at 04:13:35 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 530.64 km (330 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yacuiba, San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Embarcación (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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